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Meet debut novelist AJ Pearce
Posted by: Village Books 23 March, 2018 07:43

Village Books of Dulwich Village invites you to meet AJ Pearce on Monday 23 April 7pm. Picked as one of the leading debut novelists of 2018 this will be an event you’ll not want to miss.
Irresistibly funny and enormously moving, Dear Mrs Bird by AJ Pearce is a love letter to the enduring power of friendship, the kindness of strangers and the courage of ordinary people in extraordinary times.

Tickets are £10 includes drinks. This event is taking place at Bell House, 27 College Road. Dulwich Village SE21 7BG

AJ was picked by The Guardian as one of the debuts for 2018. Hannah Beckerman says “joyfully uplifting and optimistic novel…Despite its historical setting, Dear Mrs Bird’s timely story of courage and good humour in adversity is being pitched as the literary tonic of the year”.

Hazel has read Dear Mrs Bird and says “I loved Dear Mrs Bird and was completely swept up in the story of Emmy and Bunty. The portrayal of their lives in London during the Blitz was so vividly realised it felt real and I really cared what happened to them. I devoured the book in a single sitting and highly recommend it. It has all the warmth and charm of The Guernsey Potato and Peel Pie Society and I’m certain it will find as wide an audience. I can’t wait to be able to recommend it in the bookshop”.

This event is taking place on Monday 23rd April 2018 7pm at Bell House, 27 College Road, Dulwich SE21 7BG

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