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Posted on November 12, 2020

Watch Catherine Bruton discuss the inspirations behind Another Twist in the Tale

This month we’re delighted to have published Another Twist in the Tale by Catherine Bruton – a brilliantly-imagined, rip-roaring sequel to Dickens’ much-loved classic, Oliver Twist.

And today we’re sharing a video of Catherine discussing the inspirations behind her new book (you’ll find the writing resource sheet Catherine mentions here):

You have heard, no doubt, the tale of Master Oliver Twist – that rags-to-riches boy; the parish orphan who became heir to the Brownlow fortune. But what few know is that was a second Twist – a girl, brought into this world moments ahead of her brother.

This is the story of Twill Twist – and her journey through the gambling dens and workhouses of London, as she attempts to make a life for herself, rescue her friends, and uncover the mystery of her past – while meeting some familiar faces along the way…

Read the first few chapters:

Another Twist in the Tale is out now – you can buy a copy from Waterstones here, Amazon here, and Hive here. If you’d like to stay up-to-date with all of our book news, you can sign up to our books newsletter here, and you’ll never miss a thing.

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