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Author Event with Annabel Abbs

Join Annabel Abbs in exploring the life and times of the woman who inspired DH Lawrence. Their tempestuous affair changed the course of literary history – but Frieda's human story of loss and courage is as compelling as the effect her decisions had on the larger world.

Critcs agree that the novel is a triumph: It was picked for the Times Historical Fiction Books of the Year 2018, and the Times said 'Annabel Abbs has done a superb job of chronicling Frieda's early life . . . wonderfully drawn', while the Sunday Times called it 'A convincing evocation of a remarkable woman'.

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the publication of Lady Chatterley's Lover, a book that scandalised the world and was banned for 30 years. It is also the centenary of Lawrence and Frieda’s ‘savage pilgrimage’ when they left England never to return.

Tickets cost £5, and include £5 off the cover price of Annabel's book (you may purchase the book any time before the event, if you like).


Earlier Event: March 10
Felt Slipper Workshop