Join us for an evening with Sunday Times bestselling author Clover Stroud as she talks about her new book The Giant on the Skyline, an inspiring memoir about home, family, and belonging.

What is it that makes a home? What is a home without the roots that tie you to a place? What is a home when a family is split?

Clover’s eldest children are leaving home for university. Her husband Pete’s work is in America.

The only way for Clover and the younger children to live with him is to uproot, leave their rural life near the ancient Ridgeway in Oxfordshire and move to Washington DC.

Forced to leave the home she loves, Clover sets out to explore the place where she lives, understand the history of her landscape, and work out why it is that it is so hard for her to go.

In this profound and moving memoir, Clover paints a beautifully layered portrait of family, community and of belonging in a landscape that has drawn people to it for generation after generation.

We look forward to welcoming Clover Stroud to Oswestry to celebrate the publication of The Giant on the Skyline.

CLOVER STROUD is a writer and journalist, writing regularly for The Sunday Times, The Guardian and The Saturday and Sunday Telegraph, among others. She also hosts a popular podcast called Tiny Acts of Bravery. Her first book, The Wild Other, was shortlisted for the Wainwright Prize. Her critically acclaimed second book, My Wild and Sleepless Nights: A Mother’s Story, and third book, The Red of My Blood: A Death and Life Story, were instant Sunday Times bestsellers and rated ‘best books of the year’.

Tickets: £8 without book (Admits One, ticket redeemable against a signed copy of The Giant of the Skyline) or £19 with book (Admits One, includes a signed copy of The Giant on the Skyline)

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