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Sun 04 May, 2014
Turning the Stones: Debra Daley
Speaker: Debra Daley
Georgian England, mid-18th century. As a foundling the young Em Smith is brought to the Cheshire country home of the ambitious Waterland family, where she serves as a companion to their daughter Eliza. Em is increasingly troubled by the mystery of her identity and the vulnerability of her position. When Eliza goes in pursuit of a husband and a fortune in London, a terrifying sequence of events will force Em to prove her mettle and make her own destiny. She finds herself implicated in a horrific crime and must flee for her life onto the high seas.
Debra Daley is an award-winning novelist and screenwriter. Her first novel, The Strange Letter Z, was published in 1995. Born in New Zealand, she has also worked as an editor, copywriter and journalist. She currently lives in Auckland, NZ and will be in the UK on publication.
- Date: Sun 04 May, 2014
- Time: 14.30 - 15.30
- Venue: Red Lecture Theatre
- Ticket Price: £6.00
- Concessions: £3.00
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