Sarah Perry was born in Essex in 1979. Her first novel, After Me Comes the Flood, was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Folio Prize. She lives in Norwich. The Essex Serpent is her American debut.
Horror in Revision: On the Contemporary Gothic
Adam Fales on Ahmed Saadawi’s “Frankenstein in Baghdad,” Sarah Perry’s “Melmoth,” and Chase Berggrun’s “R E D” — emissaries of the “contemporary Gothic.”...