Stephanie Marie Thornton - A MOST CLEVER GIRL

Stephanie Marie Thornton - A MOST CLEVER GIRL

Stephanie and I discuss A Most Clever Girl, how she decided to write about Elizabeth Bentley, her fascination with the time period and spy craft, the format for the story, bringing forgotten women to life, our shared love of Jane Austen, and much more.


Stephanie and I discuss A Most Clever Girl, how she decided to write about Elizabeth Bentley, her fascination with the time period and spy craft, the format for the story, bringing forgotten women to life, our shared love of Jane Austen, and much more.

Stephanie’s recommended reads are:

  1. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
  2. The Guncle by Steven Rowley

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Stephanie Marie Thornton

Author

Stephanie Marie Thornton is a writer and history teacher who has been obsessed with women from history since she was twelve. She lives with her husband and daughter in Alaska.