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Kate Summerscale



Kate Summerscale is the author of the number one bestselling The Suspicions of Mr Whicher,  winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2008, winner of the Galaxy British Book of the Year Award, a Richard & Judy Book Club  pick and adapted into a major ITV drama.

Her first  book, the bestselling The Queen of Whale Cay, won a Somerset Maugham award  and was  shortlisted for the Whitbread biography award.

Kate Summerscale  has also judged various literary competitions including the Booker  Prize. She lives in north London.