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There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

Theresa Breslin & Caroline Leech: Historical Fictions

Age 12+

Sunday 13 August 4:30pm - 5:30pm

CILIP Carnegie Medal-winner Theresa Breslin's The Rasputin Dagger follows a risky romance during the Russian Revolution, while Caroline Leech's Wait for Me explores a forbidden love during the Second World War. Meet these two brilliant writers and get...