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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.

Matt Dickinson: Everest Calling

Families & 8+

Sunday 20 August 10:30am - 11:30am

Matt Dickinson's The Everest Files trilogy centres on a teenager on a gap year in Nepal who embarks upon a solo climb of Everest to get to the bottom of a mysterious disappearance. What emerges is a twisting tale in which life and death decisions are...