The Last Days of Leda Grey, Essie Fox’s Fourth Novel Out Today from Orion Books

A junkshop photograph of a silent film star sends a 1970s hack journalist on a sinister and haunting jouUnknown.jpegrney back in time… The Last Days of Leda Grey, Essie Fox’s fourth novel, is out today from Orion Books.

Essie FoUnknown-1.jpegx’s three gothic Victorian novels – The Somnambulist, Elijah’s Mermaid, and The Goddess and the Thief – are rich, sensual, and dark tales of spiritualism, obsession, and madness. In The Last Days of Leda Grey, Essie Fox turns to the world of silent cinema in a novel The Times describes as “luminous … with a sensuousness to the prose … Leda Grey’s world is utterly beguiling,” and recently selected as the newspaper’s October Book of the Month. To read the rst chapter, visit Essie Fox’s website.  An interview with Essie Fox is coming soon!

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