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Essex Book Festival: This Lovely City

Wednesday 4 August 2021, 7pm to 8pm

Observer Top 10 Debut Novelist 2020, Louise Hare, comes to Grays Library to discuss her debut novel, 'This Lovely City' – a poignant, conversation-starting story set around Brixton's Windrush community in London in the aftermath of the Second World War.

Beautiful and soaring, this heart-breaking yet hopeful debut explores themes of race, poverty and community.

Tickets are available from Essex Book Festival: This Lovely City.


Grays Library, Thameside Complex, Orsett Road, Grays, RM17 5DX


£5 to £7