Stefan Hertmans & Elizabeth Mac Donald

Mon 26 Aug 18:30 - 19:30

Writers' Retreat

£8.00, £6.00

Stefan Hertmans & Elizabeth Mac Donald

Historical Fiction Laid Bare

Meet two authors of dazzling novels illuminating the middle ages. Dublin-born Elizabeth Mac Donald’s debut, A Matter of Interpretation, plays out in 13th century Europe where a young monk upsets the Pope by translating the works of Aristotle. Prize-winning author Stefan Hertmans’s The Convert follows a Christian noblewoman who abandons her life for the love of a Jewish boy. Discover these rich tales steeped in history as the two authors discuss their new books and ideas with author Mary Paulson-Ellis.