David Nicholls

Sweet Sorrow

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Fri 19th July 2019 Start Time: 7:00 pm End Time: 8:00 pm

Levi Fox Hall, KES, Chapel Lane

£10 or £25 with signed book


David Nicholls is one of Britain's most successful writers with an incomparable talent for making us laugh, cry and wince with recognition, and over 8 million copies of his novels sold worldwide. It’s ten years since his novel, One Day, became an international publishing phenomenon and the iconic love story for a generation. It’s five years since the journey of Us took him to the Man Booker Prize long-list. And now he's back!

Sweet Sorrow is the story of one life-changing summer for sixteen-year-old Charlie Lewis. Charlie is the kind of boy you don’t remember in the school photograph. As the summer stretches before him, his exams have not gone well. At home he is looking after his father, when surely it should be the other way around, and if he thinks about the future at all, it is with a kind of dread. 

Then Fran Fisher bursts into his life and although it’s unthinkable, Charlie, despite himself, begins to hope.

David Nicholls is also one of our most talented and sought-after screenwriters. Patrick Melrose, his recent adaptation from the novels by Edward St Aubyn, won him a BAFTA.

Single ticket: £10

Student ticket: £8

Single book voucher: £25 including admission to the event and one discounted copy of the book


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