Martha Lea

Martha Lea

Biography

Martha Lea was born in Leicester in 1970 and has a BA in Fine Art from Falmouth School of Art & Design. She lives in the Fens with her partner and two children. The Specimen is her first novel.

  • We Love This Book Review

    MARTHA LEA

    'The Specimen is a fascinating novel set in the Victorian era; a murder mystery combined with a passionate love affair '

  • The Times Review

    MARTHA LEA

    'Kate Saunders' review of The Specimen for The Times '

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    Canongate Guest Blog

    MARTHA LEA

    'From Victorian freak shows to insects in the Amazon'

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