Former Institute student now published author of fiction

14 July 2010


Former Institute of Archaeology student Marta Gergely (MA in Cultural Heritage Studies 2002) has recently had her first work of fiction 'Wanda's Jigsaw' published in the UK (Arena Books, ISBN 978-1906791537).

According to the author (in an email to the Director of the Institute): "Without my study at UCL the above would not have been possible, and I am very grateful for the opportunity.  I genuinely enjoyed my time at the Institute and would like to thank you and your staff for the knowledge and experience that I then gained".

About the book: Wanda's Jigsaw is a moving story about love, betrayal and self-belief set in diverse urban locations: Bratislava, Prague, Cambridge and London, with their unique and captivating spirit of the place. 

About the author: Marta Gergely has lived, studied, and worked in three European countries. She stems from an intellectual background which instilled in her an appreciation for literature, fine and decorative art, architecture and music. Through her cultural heritage and knowledge of languages, she has held varied positions within academia and industry.