Afternoon tea with Rosie Goodwin
Friday, 20 October 2017
- Time: 2pm-4pm
- Venue: Rochdale Town Hall
Suitable for: Age 14+
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Enjoy a delicious afternoon tea with best-selling author Rosie Goodwin, as she discusses her latest novel Mothering Sunday, unveiling the dark world of workhouses and the fragmented relationships within.
14-year-old Sunday Small has never lived outside the Nuneaton workhouse. The regime is cruel, and if it weren’t for Miss Beau – who comes in every week to teach the children their letters – and her young friend Daisy, Sunday’s life wouldn’t be worth living. And now she’s attracted the unwelcome attention of the workhouse master. With no choice but to leave behind everything she knows, Sunday strikes out on her own to make her fortune and to fulfil her promise to come back for Daisy. And, secretly she dreams of finding the long-lost mother who gave her away.
Before becoming a writer, Rosie was a foster carer and Placement Support Worker for Social Services. She is one of the top 250 most-borrowed library authors in the UK.
‘Goodwin excels in writing about the complexity of relationships, the hardships of life, the ties of family and the joys of love and friendship.’ Lancashire Evening Post