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London -19th April 2023
With Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ and Abigail Burdess
Enjoy a sparkling drinks reception followed by a delicous lunch with award winning writers Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ and Abigail Burdess.
Ayọ̀bámi's first novel Stay With Me was shortlisted for Women's Prize among many others accolades and won the 9Mobile Prize for Literature. A Spell of Good Things is her second novel and tells the dazzling story of modern Nigeria, following two families who are caught in the riptides of wealth, power and political corruption. Through the lives of errand boy, Eniola and priveleged Junior Doctor Wuraola, Ayọ̀bámi shines a light on the haves and the have-nots and the shared humanity that lies in between.
'A moving story, skilfully told....gripping and memorable.' Pat Barker
Abigail Burdess is a screen writer and has and acted in various TV, radio and stage comedy shows. Mother's Day is a gripping, darkly comic thriller about Anna, abandoned as a baby and adopted. Now living hand-to-mouth and pregnant, her life changes when her wealthy birth mother reappears. What will Anna have to sacrifice to live the dream and have a real family?
'So dark and so shockingly, fabulously funny. I absolutely adored it'. Daisy Buchanan
To reserve a full table, book 10 places.
You can also buy both featured books in advance and they will be waiting for you on your table in gift bags when you sit down.