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Paddy Ashdown: NEIN!
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

Paddy Ashdown: NEIN!

An evening with author, historian and former leader of the Liberal Democrats, Paddy Ashdown.

In his latest book NEIN!: Standing up to Hitler 1935-1944 Paddy Ashdown tells, for the first time, the story of those at the very top of Hitler’s Germany who tried to prevent the Second World War and deny Hitler victory. Based on newly released files, the repeated attempts of the plotters to warn the Allies about Hitler’s plans are revealed.

Paddy Ashdown served as a Royal Marine and intelligence officer for the UK security services before becoming leader of the Liberal Democrats for over ten years.

We expect demand for this event to be high, so booking in advance is recommended. Tickets are £5 (redeemable against purchase of the book) and can be obtained from Hunting Raven Books or reserved by contacting winstonebooks3@gmail.com / 01373 473111

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Andrew Miller: Now We Shall Be Entirely Free
Aug
30
7:00 PM19:00

Andrew Miller: Now We Shall Be Entirely Free

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Join us as Costa Prize-winning novelist Andrew Miller launches his latest novel Now We Shall Be Entirely Free. The event, which takes place at the Archangel Hotel & Restaurant, will conclude with a book signing by the author.

Tickets are £18.99 which covers entry and a copy of the book or £3 entry only (redeemable against purchases of the book on the night).

Tickets can be purchased directly online through our Eventbrite page, in person at Winstone's Hunting Raven Books, 9 Cheap Street, Frome, or by phone (01373 473111) or email (winstonebooks3@gmail.com).

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Crysse Morrison: Frome Unzipped
Aug
7
7:00 PM19:00

Crysse Morrison: Frome Unzipped

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We are proud to be hosting Crysse for a lively and informal evening, as she talks to us about her new book Frome Unzipped. The book lays out - with true quirk and charm - the history of our ubiquitous town characters. From 'Prehistory' right through to 'Post Punk' Frome Unzipped is a brilliant distillation of what it is to be Frome and how we got here.

After her talk, Crysse will happy to sign books (both those purchased on the night or prior to the event).

Entry is free, but you can reserve your place on the guest list by calling 01373 473111, emailing winstonebooks3@gmail.com or popping into the shop.

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Susannah Walker
May
22
7:00 PM19:00

Susannah Walker

The Life of Stuff : A memoir about the mess we leave behind

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Susannah will be with us talking about her new book which explores loss, grief and hoarding, through the story of her own relationship with her mother, and her experiences clearing up her mother's crammed and dilapidated house after she died.

A deeply personal memoir about mourning and the shoring up of possessions against the losses and griefs of life, which also raises universal questions about what makes us the people we are. What do our possessions say about us? Why do we project such meaning onto them? And what painful circumstances turn someone who loves their home and the stuff it contains into an incurable hoarder who ends their days in squalor?
 

This is a free event but space is limited so please book in shop, on the phone, or via email:

01373 473111

huntingravenbooks@gmail.com

 

 

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Natasha Solomons
May
8
7:00 PM19:00

Natasha Solomons

House of Gold

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Natasha Solomons will be with us at Hunting Raven talking about her new book House of Gold

A Novel in Five Objects: From Cartier’s Belle Epoque Diamond Butterfly to the telegram that brought America into the First World War, New York Times bestselling author Natasha Solomons will give an illustrated talk on how she spins historical research into immersive fiction. 

House of Gold, began with the discovery of a portrait of her family in the Frankfurt ghetto. Find out how that inspired a story of money, power and a desperate marriage.

Thise is a free event but space is limited so please book in shop, on the phone, or via email:

01373 473111

huntingravenbooks@gmail.com

 

 

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Tyler Keevil No Good Brother
Apr
13
7:00 PM19:00

Tyler Keevil No Good Brother

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Tyler Keevil, author of No Good Brother will be at Hunting Raven Books presenting dramatised readings with musical accompaniment from his brother!

This is a free event, call in or phone us on 01373 473111 to book your place!

No Good Brother:
Tim Harding has spent the fishing season in Canada working as a deckhand, making an honest living. When his hot-headed younger brother tracks him down at the shipyards in Vancouver, Tim senses trouble.

Quick-witted and beautifully observed, No Good Brother is an exquisite portrait of brotherly love and loyalty, examining the loss of innocence and the ties that bind us.

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The Awful Killing of Sarah Watts
Apr
3
7:00 PM19:00

The Awful Killing of Sarah Watts

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Come and meet the authors of The Awful Killing of Sarah Watts Mick Davis and David Lassman on Tuesday the 3rd of April at Hunting Raven Books

A true-life Victorian murder whodunnit based in Frome with more twists than a crime thriller and a cast of characters fiction writers would be pressed to equal...

Doors open 6.30pm for a 7pm start. There will be refreshments. Please call 01373 473111 to book a place for this free event.

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Hunting Raven- Debby Holt author signing and talk
Jul
18
7:00 PM19:00

Hunting Raven- Debby Holt author signing and talk

Join us for a talk and book signing with Debbie Holt and her new book 'The Dangers of Family Secrets'

Doors 6:30pm 7:00pm start

`I look back at our married life and I wonder if there was anything real about it at all...'Genealogist Freya Cameron has the perfect life. A devoted husband of nearly thirty years and career driven, successful twin daughters. But what if it's all a lie?So skilled at excavating her clients' family histories, Freya has no idea why her family are so cold towards her.

They know something she doesn't and are determined to make her pay for it. But sometimes secrets are better not left untold. The Dangers of Family Secrets is a gripping story about trust, love and the destructive effects secrets have on a family.

 

This is a free event but please book your place in the shop or call us on 01373 473111
There will be refreshments

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