Sophie Hannah is an internationally bestselling writer of crime fiction, published in 32 languages. In 2014, at the request of Agatha Christie’s family and estate, Sophie published a new Hercule Poirot novel,The Monogram Murders, which was a bestseller in more than 15 countries. In September 2016 her second Poirot novel, Closed Casket, was published and became an instant Sunday Times top ten bestseller.
In 2013, Sophie’s novel The Carrier won the Crime Thriller of the Year Award at the Specsavers National Book Awards. Two of her crime novels,The Point of Rescue and The Other Half Lives, have been adapted for television.
Sophie has also published two short story collections and five collections of poetry – the fifth of which, Pessimism for Beginners, was shortlisted for the TS Eliot Award.
Sophie talks about her writing and her books at Opus Theatre on Saturday 1 September.