Join Alice Allan and Pinter & Martin to celebrate the launch of Alice's debut novel Open My Eyes, That I May See Marvellous Things. The event includes a welcome drink, author reading, Q&A and book signing. Open My Eyes, That I May See Marvellous Things and all other Pinter & Martin books will be available on a 3 for 2 offer in the effraspace bookshop.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: when adopted midwife Mariam embarks on a project to protect an abandoned premature baby, she is forced to face her own abandonment years before. Time is running out before the baby is sent to the orphanage. Mysterious characters from the city surrounding the hospital will be crucial in determining the baby’s fate, as will a workaholic British doctor with whom Mariam finds herself falling in love... Alice Allan's debut novel is an original, vivid and moving story about attachment and loss.
Date: Thursday 23rd March 2017
Time: 6.00 for 6.30pm
Venue: effraspace, 21 Effra Parade, London SW2 1PX
Nearest tube: Brixton (12 mins from Oxford Circus). Nearest rail: Herne Hill, Brixton. Buses: 3 and 196 stop very near. Parking: There is some limited, free parking in this residential area after 5.30pm, but please use public transport if you can.