Anya Lipska on life inside a mortuary

Anya Lipska – aka writer Alison Turner – told the second Wanstead Social Distance Club meeting of her new heroine, Cassie Raven, a mortuary assistant who thinks of the bodies before her as being alive. She also talked about the life of a crime writer, and some of the difficulties the publishing industry is facing at the moment.

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Details of next week’s meeting will be announced at the weekend.