Winnie M Li in conversation with Livia Franchini about her new novel, Complicit.
In Winnie M Li's new novel, Complicit, a woman whose promising film career was derailed has an opportunity for revenge in this visceral and timely thriller about power, privilege, and justice.
A Hollywood has-been, Sarah Lai’s dreams of success behind the camera have been put to the wayside. Now a lecturer at an obscure college, this former producer wants nothing more than to forget those youthful ambitions and push aside any feelings of regret…or guilt.
But when a journalist reaches out to her to discuss her own experience working with the celebrated film producer Hugo North, Sarah can no longer keep silent. This is her last chance to tell her side of the story and maybe even exact belated vengeance.
As Sarah recounts the industry’s dark and sordid secrets, however, she begins to realize that she has a few sins of her own to confess. Now she must confront her choices and ask herself, just who was complicit?
Winnie M Li is an author and activist. Her debut novel, DARK CHAPTER won The Guardian’s Not The Booker Prize, nominated for an Edgar Award, and translated into ten languages. She is currently adapting it for the screen. Her second novel COMPLICIT was published in Summer 2022 and selected by The New York Times for their August book club. Winnie holds an MA in Creative and Life Writing from Goldsmiths, and an honorary doctorate of law from the National University of Ireland, in recognition of her writing and activism.
Winnie will be in conversation with Livia Franchini.
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|29 Mar 2023
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