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An Evening With Patrick Gale

Tuesday 21st August 18:30 at Liverpool

We are thrilled to welcome back to Liverpool best-selling and much acclaimed author Patrick Gale who joins us to read from and discuss his latest novel "Take Nothing With You".

1970s Weston-Super-Mare and ten-year-old oddball Eustace, an only child, has life transformed by his mother's quixotic decision to sign him up for cello lessons. Music-making brings release for a boy who is discovering he is an emotional volcano. He laps up lessons from his young teacher, not noticing how her brand of glamour is casting a damaging spell over his frustrated and controlling mother.

When he is enrolled in holiday courses in the Scottish borders, lessons in love, rejection and humility are added to daily practice.

Drawing in part on his own boyhood, Patrick Gale's new novel explores a collision between childish hero worship and extremely messy adult love lives. Patrick will be in conversation with Paul Magrs.

 

Further details: 0151 709 9820

Liverpool Waterstones, Liverpool
Tuesday 21st August 18:30

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