17 October 2018, The Tablet

Sarah Perry's new novel is sinister but stylish


 

Sarah Perry scored a huge ­commercial success with her second novel, The Essex Serpent, set in a richly imagined Victorian era. Her third novel swerves unequivocally towards the supernatural, taking inspiration and form from Charles Maturin’s rambling Gothic novel Melmoth the Wanderer.

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