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Rosanna Amaka – The Book Of Echoes

6 October @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

1981: England looks forward to a new decade. But on the streets of Brixton, it’s hard to hold onto your dreams, especially if you are a young black man.

Racial tensions rumble, and now Michael Watson might land in jail for a crime he did not commit. Thousands of miles away, village girl Ngozi abandons her orange stall for the opportunity to work as a housemaid for a middle-class family.

From dusty tracks to gritty pavements, Ngozi and Michael’s journey towards a better life is strewn with heartache. When they finally collide, their lives will be transformed for ever.

With irresistible joy and grace, Rosanna Amaka writes of people moving between worlds, and asks how we can heal and help each other. Humming with beauty and horror, tragedy and triumph, The Book Of Echoes is a powerful debut from an authentic new voice in British fiction. Join Rosanna discussing her book with Lambeth Libraries.

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These events are part of Lambeth Black History Month – details showing here from 14th September.

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Date:
6 October
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/bhm

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Lambeth Libraries
Email:
todell@lambeth.gov.uk
Website:
www.lambeth.gov.uk

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