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2016-07-22-Joanne-Harris

Joanne Harris – Different Class

Friday 21 October 2016

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Suitable for: Age 14+

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Joanne Harris (MBE) will be joining us to discuss her latest novel Different Class.  Born in Barnsley in 1964, of a French mother and an English father, Joanne studied Modern and Mediaeval Languages at Cambridge and was a teacher for fifteen years, during which time she published three novels, including Chocolat (1999), which was made into an Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp.

Different Class is the third of a series set in the fictional town of Malbry. It follows on directly from Gentlemen and Players, revisiting St Oswald’s Grammar School (and most of the characters therein) a year after a series of distressing events, which culminated in murder.

Joanne’s novels, short stories and cookery books are now published in over 50 countries and have won a number of British and international awards. She is an honorary Fellow of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, has honorary doctorates in Literature from the universities of Sheffield and Huddersfield, and has been a judge for the Whitbread Prize, the Orange Prize, the Desmond Elliott Prize and the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science.  She works from a shed in her garden, plays bass in the band she first joined when she was 16, is writing a novella for Dr Who and lives with her husband and daughter in a little wood in Yorkshire.

Visit Joanne Harris’s website (external link)

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