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In Conversation: Ned Beauman and Harry Gallon

Tuesday 15th August 18:30 at Manchester - Deansgate

Waterstones Deansgate are delighted to welcome Ned Beauman and Harry Gallon to Manchester for the publication of their latest novels, Madness is Better Than Defeat and Every Fox is A Rabid Fox.  

Join us on Tuesday 15th August when Ned and Harry will be in conversation about their work, before answering questions from the audience and signing copies of their books.

Madness is Better Than Defeat starts in 1938, when two rival expeditions set off for a lost Mayan temple in the jungles of Honduras, one intending to shoot a screwball comedy on location there, the other intending to disassemble it and ship it back to New York. A seemingly endless stalemate ensues, and twenty years later, when a rogue CIA agent learns that both expeditions are still out in the wilderness, he embarks on a mission to exploit the temple as a geopolitical pawn. But the mission hurtles towards disaster when he discovers that the temple is the locus of grander conspiracies than anyone could have guessed.
 

Every Fox is a Rabid Fox has been described by Claire Fuller as 'a harrowing and brutal read with an incredibly tender heart'. It's a novel that reflects on class, mental illness and how the toxix masculinity of older generations is passed down to its children's detriment.

Tickets are £3 which includes wine or soft drinks on arrival and for more information please email events.manchester@waterstones.com or tweet us @waterstonesmcr

We look forward to seeing you there.


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Tuesday 15th August 18:30

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