Four names, but just two writers? Welcome to the world of pseudonyms.
Jamal Mahjoub writes crime fiction as Parker Bilal, as well as non-fiction, short stories and novels under his own name. His latest, The Fugitives, takes us from Sudan to the US.
Jane Thynne returns to the Festival with Widowland, her first novel under the nom de plume of C.J. Carey, set in an alternative history under King Edward and an alliance with Germany.
In conversation with Cesca Major.