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Attica Locke talks about Pleasantville

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After The Cutting Season and Black Water Rising, African-American author Attica Locke returned to the crime bookshelves earlier this month with the release of Pleasantville. We’ve been sent a short video with the author, where she talks about her writing.

It might surprise you to find out that Pleasantville is a real neighbourhood in Texas, with a strange and interesting history. In the video clip below, she talks about how she used it as a setting for her book, the return of her main character Jay Porter, and how she’s writing for the TV series Empire, due to appear on UK screens soon. Enjoy…

You can read our review of Pleasantville here, and find out what MarinaSofia thought of this new book.


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