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RESCHEDULED DATE Sebastian Barry on A Thousand Moons in Bath

Thursday 8th October

  • Venue Wroughton Theatre, King Edward's School, North Road, Bath BA2 6HU
  • Doors open 7.30pm
  • Start time 8pm
Image of RESCHEDULED DATE Sebastian Barry on A Thousand Moons

This event has been postponed and will now take place on Thursday 8th October.

Even when you come out of bloodshed and disaster in the end you have got to learn to live…

Winona is a young Lakota orphan adopted by former soldiers Thomas McNulty and John Cole.

Living with Thomas and John on the farm they work in 1870s Tennessee, she is educated and loved, forging a life for herself beyond the violence and dispossession of her past. But the fragile harmony of her unlikely family unit, in the aftermath of the Civil War, is soon threatened by a further traumatic event, one which Winona struggles to confront, let alone understand.

Told in Sebastian Barry’s gorgeous, lyrical prose, A Thousand Moons is a powerful, moving study of one woman’s journey, of her determination to write her own future, and of the enduring human capacity for love.