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Tessa Hadley at the Spring Literary Festival

Having never Read Tessa Hadley before, my impression of her before the talk was limited mostly to the criticisms of her latest book, Late in the Day, as being an example of the infamous Hampstead novel: poshos doing posho things, in a consequence-free world of pretention and jars of lentils. From the extracts Hadley read…

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Upcoming: Tessa Hadley at the Spring Literary Festival

Wednesday 20th February will see The Literary Festival entertaining Tessa Hadley, whose latest novel, Late in the Day, which tells the story of four friends in their fifties, and the turn their lives take after one of them dies after a sudden heart attack. It invokes a discussion of ageing, love, and a longing for…

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2019 Spring Literary Festival

The 2019 Spring Literary Festival will be hosting some of the most prominent figures in the world of words. From the author of the experimental and profoundly moving Grief is the Thing with Feathers, Max Porter, to Rachel Cusk, the ground-breaking writer of auto-fiction. Singer-songwriter and author Tracey Thorn from the band Everything but the…

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