Thurs 18 June: The Whole Day Through, with Patrick Gale

Patrick Gale talks about The Whole Day Through

7:00pm Thursday 18 June at Pages of Hackney, 70 Lower Clapton Road E5 0RN

Tickets £3 on the door – includes wine and ticket price is redeemable against the price of the book.

Writing through a single summer’s day, the book is a bittersweet love story, shot through with an understanding of mortality, memory and the difficulty of being good. Patrick writes with scrupulous candour about the tests of love and the melancholy of failing.

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