A FASCINATING LOCAL TALK by PAUL RUSIECKI
on Thursday 24th September, 2015
at Walton and Frinton Yacht Club – 6.30pm for 7pm.
Please join us to hear Paul Rusiecki talk about his latest book: Under Fire: Essex and the Second World War, a meticulous study of the impact of total war on the civilian population of Essex between 1939 and 1945. In the book, Rusiecki examines how people coped with the immense stress caused by heavy bombing, the fear of invasion and other anxieties whilst so much was demanded of them by the authorities. The book brings into focus the social, economic, political and religious strains caused by the war.
Tickets are just £5, redeemable against the book which retails at £18.99.
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Announcing the publication of Harper Lee’s second novel
Go Set a Watchman
Arguably the most hotly-anticipated novel in the world in 2015, Harper Lee’s
Go Set a Watchman is due to be published on July 14th 2015.
Originally written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman was the novel Harper Lee first submitted to her publishers before writing To Kill a Mockingbird (1960).
Assumed to have been lost, the manuscript was discovered in late 2014.
Go Set a Watchman features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later. Returning home to Maycomb to visit her father, Jean Louise Finch—Scout—struggles with issues both personal and political, involving Atticus, society, and the small Alabama town that shaped her.
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