An Evening with Alba Arikha
Wednesday 10th October 19:00 - 20:30 at London - Crouch End
Join us for an evening with Alba Arikha author of Where to find me.
Alba was born and raised in Paris, in an artistic household. She has written five books, and been translated into five languages.
Alba’s memoir, Major/Minor, was published by Quartet Books, in 2011. It was shortlisted for the 2012 Spear’s Awards, and has been selected among the Best Books of 2012 in the New Yorker.
Major/Minor become also an opera, written by Alba and her husband - composer Tom Smail.
Where to Find Me is an inspiring account of how to face and overcome the effects of loss and tragedy in our daily lives.
Hannah Karalis, a teenager living with her family in 1980s Notting Hill, becomes fascinated by her neighbour, Flora Dobbs, an enigmatic elderly woman who has clearly had an interesting past - but the improbable friendship that the two strike up is abruptly cut short by Flora's sudden departure from the neighbourhood. Nineteen years later, Hannah is astonished to receive a bequest from Flora, a black notebook which sets her on a search for the truth, leading her to confront the ghosts of an unresolved past. A gripping and poignant tale of chance encounters, tangled lies and painful discoveries.
The event is free but please RSVP emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 020 3551 9706
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