On May 1st she will be speaking to Jen Campbell, writer, poet and author of The Beginning of the World in Middle of the Night
about her new novel, The Gloaming,
a bewitching tale of first love, shattering grief and the dangerous magic that draws us home.
More about The Gloaming: Mara's island is one of stories and magic, but every story ends in the same way. She will finish her days on the cliff, turned to stone and gazing out at the horizon like all the islanders before her. Mara's parents a boxer and a ballerina chose this enchanted place as a refuge from the turbulence of their previous lives; they wanted to bring up their children somewhere special and safe. But the island and the sea don't care what people want, and when they claim a price from her family, Mara's world unravels. It takes the arrival of Pearl, mysterious and irresistible, to light a spark in Mara again, and allow her to consider a different story for herself.
Drinks will be served from 6pm. All tickets include a complimentary glass of wine or a soft drink.
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