Join us for an evening with Liz Hyder as she talks about her debut adult novel The Gifts.

In an age defined by men, it will take something extraordinary to show four women who they truly are…

October 1840. A young woman staggers alone through a forest in Shropshire as a huge pair of impossible wings rip themselves from her shoulders. Meanwhile, when rumours of a ‘fallen angel’ cause a frenzy across London, a surgeon desperate for fame and fortune finds himself in the grip of a dangerous obsession, one that will place the women he seeks in the most terrible danger…

The Gifts is the astonishing debut adult novel from the lauded author of Bearmouth. A gripping and ambitious book told through five different perspectives and set against the luminous backdrop of nineteenth century London, it explores science, nature and religion, enlightenment, the role of women in society and the dark danger of ambition.

Shropshire based Liz Hyder has written a rich and rewarding novel which we’ve selected as our Book of the Month for March. We’re delighted to welcome Liz to Booka and look forward to sharing this standout debut with you.

Tickets: £7 without book (Admits One, ticket redeemable against a signed copy of The Gifts) or £15 with book (Admits One, includes a signed copy of The Gifts). Tickets available from the bookshop or purchase online (with booking fee).

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