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NEW DATE: Ottessa Moshfegh on ‘Lapvona’ in St Andrews

Thursday 25th August

  • Venue The Bookshop, 7 Greyfriars Garden, St Andrews, KY16 9HG
  • Doors open 7.30pm
  • Start time 8pm
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This event has now been rescheduled for the 25th of August. If you had made a previous booking for the last date, we will be contacting you separately via email and your booking will be automatically carried over to the new date.

Booker-shortlisted and PEN/Hemingway Award for debut fiction winner, Ottessa Moshfegh, will be visiting St Andrews this coming Summer! One of our special treats for the summer holidays, we are extremely excited to be welcoming this immensely talented novelist.

In a village in a medieval fiefdom buffeted by natural disasters, a motherless shepherd boy finds himself the unlikely pivot in a power struggle that puts all manner of faith to a savage test. Following the story of Little Marek and his enduring bond with the blind village midwife, Ina, the veil between blindness and sight, life and death, the natural world and the spirit world will prove to be very thin indeed. The spellbinding Lapvona might prove to be Ottessa Moshfegh’s most exciting leap yet.

Ottessa’s previous novels; Eileen, My Year of Rest and Relaxation, Death in Her Hands, Homesick for Another World and, novella, McGlue are all firm bookseller favourites and boast a wide readership. Tipped to be one of the standout books of 2022, we implore you to not miss this special writer!