A storm, a disappearance, a band of women and a remote island where anything is possible...
Alice Albinia is the prize-winning author of two books, Empires of the Indus and a novel, Leela's Book. RLF Fellow at King's College London, she has spent the past seven years travelling around the edges of Britain, from Orkney to Anglesey, piecing together ancient, medieval and modern tales of islands ruled by women, research that has inspired both this novel and a work of non-fiction, The Britannias, due to be published by Allen Lane in 2022.
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