I’m interviewing Frances Hardinge! We talk about her novels including The Lie Tree and A Face Like Glass, her ideas and characters, unreliable landscapes, closed communities and islands, literary influences, and ghost stories.
- 00:06 preamble
- 01:02 Frances’ fiction (The Lie Tree, A Face Like Glass, research inc. cheese making)
- 21:56 Literary influences (and ghost stories from East Anglia)
- 36:16 playing RPGs
- 47:00 more ghost story recommendations: Time of the Ghost by Diana Wynne Jones, The Shadow Cage by Philipa Pierce, An English Ghost Story by Kim Newman
- 50:31 Wraith: The Oblivion
- 55:36 what’s next?
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Samples: “Is that you or are you you?” from Reappear, “Another version of you” from Thoughtless