Friday, 06 August 2021

Adventurers to appear at Literary Festival

ADVENTURERS Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Ben Fogle are to appear at this year?s ninth Henley Literary Festival

ADVENTURERS Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Ben Fogle are to appear at this year?s ninth Henley Literary Festival.

Sir Ranulph, whose shows have sold out in previous years, will look back at his career while Fogle will discuss labradors, the subject of his forthcoming book.

Deborah Moggach, the bestselling novelist behind The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, is also returning.

There will also be a series of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

Sir Max Hastings will talk about his forthcoming book The Secret War and former Shiplake College student Will Iredale will talk about his book The Kamikaze Hunters about the young British airmen who took on the notorious Japanese suicide pilots.

Wendy Holden, whose Born Survivors tells the story of three babies born in concentration camps who survived, will be joined by survivor Eva Clarke.

Activist Caroline Criado-Perez, whose campaigning saw Jane Austen become the first woman on the reverse of British bank notes, will speak about her book Do It Like A Woman, which is published this week.

The festival runs from September 28 to October 4 and tickets go on general sale from July 20.

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