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Tom Fletcher event, December 2019
Look, Listen & read
Ever wondered what it might be like to be a time traveller? Leap into a black hole or jump through time in this event with authors Patience Agbabi and Ben Miller, as they unleash their out-of-this-world new books. In The Infinite, the first part of Patience’s new trilogy The Leap Cycle, we are introduced to Elle, a leapling who has the ability to hop back and forth through time. When other leaplings start to disappear Elle is forced into action and finds her gift tested to its limits. Actor and c…