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Marianne Kavanagh book launch celebrating Should You Ask Me at Village Books in Dulwich Village
Posted by: Village Books 24 April, 2017 12:23

Village Books in Dulwich Village are hosting the book launch on Thursday 25th May to celebrate the publication of Marianne Kavanagh’s latest book SHOULD YOU ASK ME. The event is free, begins at 6.30pm and everyone is welcome. We’ll have wine and nibbles and Marianne will do a short reading from her book.


SHOULD YOU ASK ME is a captivating story about people at their worst and best: raw, rich, and utterly compelling. Just before D-Day in 1944, on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, an elderly woman walks into a police station. She has information, she says, about human remains recently discovered nearby.
The bodies could have stayed buried for ever – like the pain and passion that put them there. But Mary Holmes is finally ready to tell the truth. The young constable sent to take her statement is still suffering from the injuries that ended his army career.
As he tries to make sense of her tale, William finds himself increasingly distracted. Mary’s confession forces his own violent memories to the surface – betrayals and regrets as badly healed as his war wounds. Over six days, as pressure builds for the final push in Europe, two lives reveal their secrets.

Thursday 25th May 2017 6.30pm
Village Books in Dulwich Village, 1d Calton Ave., Dulwich Village, London SE21 7DE

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