Ruth Wilson The Jane Austen Remedy

Wednesday 3 May 2023

Crowne Plaza Hotel

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a book can change a life. After her 60th birthday Ruth Wilson took the radical decision to retreat from her conventional married life and live alone while confronting perplexing feelings of loss, loneliness, regret and unhappiness. In a small rural cottage, she embarked on a re-reading of Jane Austen's six major novels. As she read between the lines of both the novels and her own life she felt herself reclaiming her voice and her sense of self, raising big questions about truth and memory, personal loyalty and betrayal, prudence and risk, reason and passion. An empowering memoir of a life reclaimed through reading

The Author will be joining us in the venue from Australia via Zoom.

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