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My Dark Vanessa

by Kate Elizabeth Russell
The book cover for My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell

One of the most powerful novels of 2020


My Dark Vanessa is a powerful, shocking and astounding novel. In the early noughties 15 year old Vanessa has a sexual relationship with her English teacher Mr Strane. She always views this period of her life as her greatest love affair, until in 2017 a string of other pupils from her school come forward to accuse Strane of sexual assault in wake of the #metoo era. Vanessa must then review everything she has ever believed about her past which forces her to confront some uncomfortable truths.

My Dark Vanessa is published on 31st March 2020.


Posted on 26th March 2020