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Booka Bookshop - Oswestry, UK

  • Booka Bookshop 26-28 Church Street Oswestry, England, SY11 2SP United Kingdom (map)

Join us for an evening in the company of the bestselling author of Burial Rites, Hannah Kent, as she returns to Booka to talk about her highly anticipated new novel, The Good People.

Hannah Kent discovered an account of a crime committed in pre-famine County Kerry which she couldn’t forget. The crime and the accused were steeped in 19th Century folk culture, and the details were shocking. To imagine how the events unfolded, Hannah immersed herself in the lore and landscape of rural Ireland, and the lives of Nora, Mary and Nance.  Based on true events and set in a lost world bound by its own laws, The Good People is a startling novel about absolute belief and devoted love. Terrifying, thrilling and moving in equal measure, this long-awaited follow-up to Burial Rites shows an author at the height of her powers. We are delighted to welcome Hannah back to Booka when she visits the UK this February.

When: Wednesday 15 February 2017, doors open 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start

Where: 26- 28 Church Street, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 2SP, UK

Cost: £5 (plus booking fee if purchasing online). Ticket price redeemable against a signed hardback copy of The Good People. Includes a glass of wine or soft drink on arrival. Tickets available from the bookshop, or purchase online here.

Contact: 01691 662244 or email

Earlier Event: February 14
Topping & Co. - Bath, UK
Later Event: February 16
Forum Books - Corbridge, UK