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Anthony Powell: A Life

Hilary Spurling

Friday 25 May, 10am

The Adnams Spiegeltent

In association with Writers’ Centre Norwich

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Tickets: £8

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One of our greatest biographers, Costa Book of the Year winner Hilary Spurling discusses her long-awaited portrait of Anthony Powell, the author of the undisputed classic A Dance to the Music of Time.

‘Deliciously readable’ The Guardian

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Important information

Venue: The Adnams Spiegeltent

Assisted performances: BSL logo. BSL interpreted

Duration: c. 1 hour

Hilary Spurling

Hilary Spurling is the award-winning author of numerous biographies, describing the lives of figures such as Ivy Compton-Burnett, Paul Scott and Matisse. After working as the Theatre Critic and Literary Editor of the Spectator, she has since become a book reviewer for the Observer and the Daily Telegraph. In 2016 she won the Biographers’ Club Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tickets

Tickets: £8

Essential companions: Any audience member requiring an essential carer/companion can get one free ticket. Relevant discounts or concessions still apply to the paid ticket.

Book four or more events at the City of Literature Weekend and save £1.50 per ticket. Join us for all events across the weekend for £90 (save £46).

In association with Writers’ Centre Norwich

Writers' Centre Norwich logo. Norwich City of Literature Logo