Max Porter’s first novel, Grief is the Thing with Feathers, garnered immense praise for its searing exploration of loss, and was adapted into an equally acclaimed stage show starring Cillian Murphy. Now, Porter returns with Lanny, the spell-binding tale of a very English village and its residents, past and present – among them Mad Pete, ancient Peggy
and Dead Papa Toothwort. Intrigued? You should be.
In conversation with Rowan Pelling, journalist and Festival Patron.