At 6.30pm on Tuesday 13th June, join Janet Todd at Heffers as she celebrates the launch of her book, Aphra Behn – A Secret Life; an account of the life, work and history of the seventeenth century dramatist, poet of the erotic and bisexual, novelist, political propagandist and spy. “All women together ought to let flowers […]
“Janet Todd has combed the archives, explored all the possible options, and made connections based on probabilities in such a way that a credible picture emerges of the life and personality of this fascinating, talented woman.” Read the full review here.
“..whether you are in search of a biography of a fascinating woman or one of a hugely influential writer or seek a window onto the political, literary and cultural landscape of Restoration England you will find all three in this page-turning book.” Read the full review here.
I need to let the proofs of the revised biography go! But there is always something else intriguing about Aphra Behn, something I desperately want to know, or even for a moment think I might be able to find out. While all the while knowing she will always be mysterious.