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Host: Manchester Literature Festival
Location: Whitworth Art Gallery, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6ER
Speaker: Mark Haddon
Celebrated author, artist and dramatist Mark Haddon presents a one-man talk about great white sharks, cosmology, creative writing, engine fires and ice hockey. Haddon’s career includes 15 books for children, two poetry collections, several adult novels and two BAFTAs. His bestselling novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, won 17 literary prizes, including the Whitbread Award. Following the event, Mark will be signing copies of his latest novel, The Red House, a wonderfully insightful story about family, estrangement, secrets, loss and the persistent echoes of the past.More Information