Foyles Bookstore

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Host: Foyles Bookstore
Location: Gallery at Foyles, Third Floor, 113 - 119 Charing Road, London, WC2H 0EB
Speaker: Marina Warner

Magic may be nothing more than an ancient superstition, but it still exercises a powerful fascination for us today. Internationally acclaimed cultural historian, critic and novelist Marina Warner has spent her career uncovering fascinating aspects of myth, fairytale, folklore and art and in Stranger Magic she explores 'The Arabian Nights', retelling its lesser-known stories and examining the impact of this Eastern text on Western readers. Tonight she shares her ground-breaking research and startling analysis and tells some wonderful stories – though we can't promise all 1,001.

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