FROG MUSIC Emma Donoghue Author of the Week

Length: 23mins
Frog Music Emma Donoghue
From the sensational author of Room comes another astonishing tale set in the burlesque world of 1866 San Francisco. She has again used fact as a springboard for her glorious imagination. It starts with the murder (shot through a window) of Jenny, the trouser wearing, frog catcher. Another similarity with Room is motherhood under difficult circumstances. Emma delved into research of the time and offers a rich, visceral, musical novel to dive into. She talks about her own sexuality has driven her writing.
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