About the Event
Come and hear best selling author Luke Jennings talk about the novels behind the hit TV series starring Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh which follows the thrilling duel between Villanelle, an elite female assassin, and Eve Polastri, the MI6 agent who is tasked with hunting her down. He talks to Alex Clark.
About the Author
Luke Jennings is an author and the dance critic of The Observer. He trained at the Rambert School and was a dancer for ten years before turning to writing.
As a journalist he has written for Vanity Fair, the New Yorker and Time, as well as for numerous British titles. He is the author of Blood Knots, a memoir, short-listed for the 2010 Samuel Johnson and William Hill prizes, and of three novels: Breach Candy, Beauty Story, and the Booker Prize-nominated Atlantic. With Deborah Bull, he wrote The Faber Guide to Ballet, and with his daughter Laura, the Stars fiction series for Puffin Books, about teenagers at a stage-school.
He is currently writing a follow-up to his 2017 thriller Codename Villanelle (John Murray). The Villanelle titles are the basis for BBC America’s upcoming TV series Killing Eve, airing in 2018 and starring Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer.