Period Piece by Gwen Raverat in Ely

Monday 13th December 2010

  • Venue The Bookshop, 9 High Street, Ely, CB7 4LJ
  • Doors open 7.10pm
  • Start time 7.30pm

Towards the end of her life the distinguished wood engraver, Gwen Raverat published this beautiful recreation of her Cambridge childhood as part of the eccentric Darwin family. Celebrated both for its tender, humorous writing and its evocative illustrations, Period Piece has charmed generations of readers and come to be regarded as one of the most enjoyable of all childhood autobiographies.