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is the Apple TV series based on the book?

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Premiering on Apple+ TV, The Essex Serpent is a film adaptation of Sarah Perry’s 2016 novel

The six-part goth series, based on Sarah Perry’s 2016 novel of the same name, will run for six weeks.

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With Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston, here’s everything you need to know.

What is the Essex snake talking about?

The film series and the novel are set in the Victorian era of 1893 and are set in a fictional village in Essex called Aldwinter.

It tells the story of Cora Seaborne (Danish) who, taking advantage of her recent release from an abusive husband, moves from London to Aldwinter with her young son (Caspar Griffiths) and their housekeeper (Hayley Squires).

Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston in The Essex Serpent (Credit: Apple TV+)

Newly widowed Cora is obsessed with a local superstition that a mythical creature known as The Essex Serpent has returned to the area while establishing an unusual connection with the village vicar (Hiddleston).

Who is Sarah Perry?

English author Sarah Perry wrote The Essex Serpent, inspired by her hometown of Maldon, Essex.

The 2016 award-winning novel is her second book, with other titles including After Me Comes The Flood and Melmoth.

Sarah has received awards for Book of the Year and Women’s Fiction Awards from Waterstones, among others.

If it’s on Apple+ TV?

The first two episodes premiered on May 13 on Apple+ TV, and the series is expected to run for the next six weeks.

The following gothic drama episodes are released every Friday at 7am (GMT).

https://www.nationalworld.com/culture/television/essex-serpent-based-book-sarah-perry-novels-apple-tv-3693813 The Essex Serpent: Is the Apple TV series based on the book?

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