The program for the evening will include:
-Deborah talking about her bestselling books set in the All Souls universe
-An audience Q&A session
-An exclusive screening of the final episode of A Discovery of Witches
-An opportunity to have your books signed by Deborah.
In 2011, A Discovery of Witches was unleashed on the world and became a global smash hit. The sequel in 2012, Shadow of Night surpassing the success of the first book. In 2014, the stunning conclusion of the trilogy, The Book of Life became a New York Times and Sunday Times No. 1 Bestseller. The trilogy has sold over 3 million copies worldwide across almost 40 countries.
The TV series began on Sky One and NOW TV on 14th September and stars Matthew Goode (Downton Abbey/The Crown) and Teresa Palmer (Hacksaw Ridge) as well as Alex Kingston, Trevor Eve, Lindsay Duncan, Owen Teale and Louise Brealey.
Teresa Palmer plays brilliant academic and historian Diana Bishop, a reluctant witch denying her heritage. The discovery of a manuscript in Oxford's Bodleian Library throws her into the heart of a dangerous mystery and into the path of enigmatic geneticist Matthew Clairmont played by Matthew Goode, an ancient vampire hiding dark family secrets.
The new All Souls novel, Time's Convert is set in contemporary Paris and London, and the American colonies during the upheaval and unrest that exploded into the Revolutionary War. A sweeping story about what it takes to become a vampire, the story braids together past and present and is a passionate love story and a fascinating exploration of the power of tradition and the possibilities for change.
We invite you to discover for yourselves why Deborah Harkness' legions of fans have fallen in love with this world of breath-taking imagination, where history, science, magic and romance are woven into intoxicating tales.
Deborah Harkness is a history professor at the University of Southern California and has received Fulbright, Guggenheim, and National Humanities Center fellowships.