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Jane Fraser in conversation with Rebecca F. John

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2021-02-18 20:00
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Gower-based writer, Jane Fraser, will be stepping into our virtual bookshop next month to talk about her debut novel, Advent - a story of female empowerment, determination and desire in early twentieth century Wales. Jane will be in conversation with author and Honno editor Rebecca F. John.

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Winter, 1904, and feisty twenty-one-year-old Ellen has been summoned back from her new life in New Jersey to the family farm on windswept Gower, in a last bid to prevent the impending death of her alcoholic father. On her return, she finds the family in disarray. Tasked with putting her family’s lives in order Ellen finds herself battling one impossible decision after another.

Advent is the story of a generation of young women who finally began to take hold of the reins of their own lives and embraced their own desires and ambitions against the odds.

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Jane Fraser lives, works and writes in the Gower peninsula. Her debut collection of short fiction, The South Westerlies, was published in 2019. In 2018 she was selected as one of the Hay Writers at Work, a prestigious creative development award for emerging writers. 

Rebecca F. John's short stories have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 4Extra. Her debut novel, The Haunting of Henry Twist, was shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award. Rebecca works as an Editorial and Production Manager for Honno, the UK’s longest standing independent women’s press.

Join us for a delightful evening in the company of two of Wales' most impressive new voices.

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Thursday 18 February
8.00 pm | Via Zoom
Tickets: £5.00 per household
(includes a discount on book purchases)

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