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Pictured is the Magic Places book.

The Magic Places

  • 25 October 2018
  • 5.30pm
  • Stanley Evernden Studio (this building has disabled access)

About this event

Elizabeth Jenner reads from her book 'The Magic Places'.

About The Magic Places:

“They meet by chance in a department store and the attraction is immediate. But they've met before. Clare is an independent woman in her twenties; Marcus is twice her age. They met years ago, when Clare was a child, on a summer holiday taken by two families to Guernsey which was marred by tragedy. He lost his son in inexplicable circumstances. She was his son's friend and the last person to see him alive.

The novel flits backwards and forwards in time - between the present day, and the affair between Marcus and Clare which is fuelled by grief and loneliness; and the summer a young boy, Tom, went missing, a summer filled with sunshine and magic, moving inexorably towards tragedy.

The Magic Places is a spellbinding tale of the power of stories and imagination.”

About the author:

Elizabeth Jenner grew up on the Wirral and studied for a BA in English and Creative Writing at the University of Warwick. She is now a commissioning editor for children’s non-fiction, and lives and works in London.

Contact and booking details

Name
Helen Relf
Telephone number
01509222967
Email address
H.L.Relf@lboro.ac.uk
Cost
Free
Booking required?
No
Booking information
Reservation is not required.