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Howard Jacobson (Dulwich Literary Festival)

Jacobson, now 76, is not one to let the catastrophe of old age get in the way of a good laugh, or a surprisingly tender love story…a shrewdly observed jeu d’esprit about creeping senectitude and blossoming romance… pulses with warmth and intelligence, and, unusually for a novel about old age, it has a lot of style’Johanna Thomas-Corr, The Times

Don’t miss the chance to hear from one of the UK’s pre-eminent comic novelists, Howard Jacobson, the Booker Prize-winning author of The Finkler Question. Howard’s latest novel, Live A Little, is an irresistibly funny account of falling in love at the end of your life – a novel to make you consider all the paths not taken, & whether you could still change course.

‘Live a Little actually gathers pace as it goes along, the characters, as they converse, striking sparks off one another… This is a novel rich in correspondences, and also in wisdom, and a kind of audacity.’Nicholas Lezard, The Spectator

Venue: The George Farha Auditorium, Dulwich College, SE21 7LD

Date: Sunday 10th November

This event will start promptly at 19.00.

Price: £10 or £25 including a copy of Live A Little (RRP £18.99)

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