Elizabeth Fremantle

Elizabeth Fremantle


Elizabeth Fremantle is the critically acclaimed author of Queen’s Gambit, Sisters of Treason, Watch the Lady and The Girl in the Glass Tower. She holds a First for her BA in English and an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck.

She has contributed to various publications including The Sunday Times, Vogue, Vanity Fair, The Financial Times and the Wall Street Journal. She also reviews fiction for The Sunday Express.


Praise for The Girl in the Glass Tower

‘’Fascinating and vividly drawn’ ’The Times ‘Book of the Month’
‘’A top-notch literary thriller’ ’
Daily Telegraph
‘’Sharp, perceptive and dramatic’’
Sunday Express
‘’Beautifully written and completely engrossing” 


Photo credit: Paola Pieroni

Event 30: Dangerous Desires with Elizabeth Fremantle & Imogen Hermes Gowar

Walter MacFarlane Stage

**NEW EVENT TIME** Critically acclaimed author and local resident Elizabeth Fremantle and Imogen Hermes Gowar, recently hailed by The Sunday Times as a ‘soon-to-be literary star’, discuss the depiction of desire in historical fiction. Imogen’s recently published debut novel The Mermaid & Mrs Hancock is a spell-binding story of curiosity and obsession, recently nominated for the Women’s Prize […]