Join us for an evening with the internationally renowned and award-winning author Joanne Harris as she talks about her new novel Broken Light.

Broken Light is Joanne’s first standalone novel in 15 years. A bold and timely book that explores how women can feel invisible as they grow older- and what happens when they decide to take back control. It’s a story about growth, redemption, motherhood, female rage and self discovery

Bernie Moon’s ambitions and dreams have been forgotten by everyone else – including Bernie herself. At 19 she was full of promise, but now facing 50 and going through the menopause, she’s a fading light. Until the murder of a woman in a local park unlocks a series of childhood memories, and with them, a talent that she has hidden all her adult life.

What happens when the frustrations and power of an older woman are finally given their chance to be revealed?

Joanne Harris achieved worldwide acclaim with her self-proclaimed ‘funny little book’ Chocolat, a delicious tale of belonging and temptation which was adapted for the big screen in a film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. While further tales in the Chocolat series followed, Joanne also spread her wings into other genres including fantasy with the Rune/Loki Series (writing as Joanne M. Harris), her Malbry series of psychological thrillers, plus folklore too, including A Pocketful of Crows for which we hosted an event in 2017.

We are excited to welcome Joanne back to Oswestry to celebrate the publication of Broken Light.

Tickets: £10 without book (Admits One, ticket redeemable against a signed copy of Broken Light) or £20 with book (Admits One, includes a signed copy of Broken Light)

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