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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.

Lars Mytting & Rachel Seiffert

Echoing Cry of War

Saturday 19 August 10:15am - 11:15am

Norway’s internationally bestselling author of Norwegian Wood, Lars Mytting brings us his latest novel, The Sixteen Trees of the Somme, a deeply moving family story of epic scale. The Dark Room, by Rachel Seiffert, was shortlisted for the Man Booker...