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Elizabeth Macneal in Online

Wednesday 26th May

  • Venue Online
  • Doors open 7.30pm
  • Start time 7.30pm
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Much-loved author of The Doll Factory Elizabeth Macneal joins us for an online event to celebrate her new novel, Circus of Wonders.

To book places, preorder your signed copy of Circus of Wonders here. Each copy of the book includes access to the online event. We’ll send the event link to the email address you use to complete your order, 24 hours before the event.

1866. In a coastal village in southern England, Nell picks violets for a living. Set apart by her community because of the birthmarks that speckle her skin, at the centre of Nell’s world is her beloved brother. But when Jasper Jupiter’s Circus of Wonders arrives in the village, a great betrayal befalls Nell: she is sold by her father to Jasper Jupiter, promising him his very own ‘leopard girl’. Nell is torn from all she knows and taken away against her will, but, as her fame grows, and she finds friendship with the other performers and Jasper’s gentle brother Toby, she begins gradually to wonder if joining the show might be the best thing ever to have happened to her…