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September 2017

Launch of The Watch House at Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart

21 September @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Flowerfield Arts Centre, 185 Coleraine Road
PORTSTEWART, Northern Ireland BT55 7HU United Kingdom
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Launch of The Watch House by Bernie McGill, in conversation with Eimear O'Callaghan, author of Belfast Days: A 1972 Teenage Diary. In association with the John Hewitt Society. Admission free but please reserve a place by phoning Flowerfield at the number provided, or email reception@flowerfield.org.

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Aspects Festival, Bangor, with David Park and Malachi O’Doherty

24 September @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
North Down Museum, Town Hall, The Castle
Bangor, BT20 4BT United Kingdom
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Reading from The Watch House with David Park, author of The Truth Commissioner and The Poets' Wives, introduced by writer and broadcaster Malachi O'Doherty. An Aspects Festival event.

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October 2017

In Conversation with Jan Carson at No Alibis Bookshop, Belfast

17 October @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
No Alibis Bookshop, 83 Botanic Avenue
BELFAST, BT7 1JL United Kingdom
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Reading from The Watch House, in conversation with Jan Carson, author of Malcolm Orange Disappears and Children's Children. A Belfast International Festival event. Book here for the event. Watch the book trailer, filmed on Rathlin. ‘Beautiful and lyrical, tender and fierce; one of those rare novels, with the power to break you clean in two.’ Guinevere Glasfurd, author of the Costa shortlisted The Words in My Hand. ‘McGill writes about life, love and telegraphy with a poet’s clarity’ The Sunday Times ‘McGill proves once again she is a masterful storyteller . . . historical fiction at its absolute best’ The Lady ‘A novel to haunt you’ Sunday Mirror ‘Totally absorbing and full of unexpected twists’ Sunday Business Post 'Endlessly intriguing and exhilarating' Dublin Review of Books ‘An evocative novel that’s brimming with suspense… reels you in and keeps a grip on you until the very end’ The Incubator ‘ assured style and eye for detail make The Watch House a pleasure to read, a fast-paced tale that rarely flags, with a complex and beguiling heroine at the helm’ Irish Times ‘Hard to put down, this atmospheric book will stay with you long after the final heart-rending denouement, setting McGill firmly into the…

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