Folkestone Book Festival: Cassandra Darke

Posy Simmonds' graphic novels have always put a magnifying glass on British society and domestic life. Her new book, Cassandra Darke, is the story of a mean, selfish art dealer, living in Chelsea in a house worth £7 million, convicted for fraud and forced to venture out of her rich enclave.

Posy Simmonds' is the author of many books for adults and children, including Gemma Bovery, Lulu and the Flying Babies, the film of which was nominated for an Oscar. She has won international awards for her work. Both Gemma Bovery and Tamara Drewe have been made into successful feature films.


Creative Foundation
Mill Bay
Kent, CT20 1BN

Entry Price

Tickets: £10/Friends & concessions £8

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