Book Event

Tracy Chevalier (e)Tracy Chevalier

New Boy: Rewriting Othello

Mon 9th Oct 2017, 7.30pm

William Morris Tent


Join the million selling author of The Girl with the Pearl Earring as she delves into her own history for her latest novel, New Boy. The tragedy of Othello is transposed to a 1970s Washington schoolyard as a young black boy arrives for his first day at an all-white school.

Tracy will be in conversation with the writer Jane Thynne.

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