Mark Haddon is one of our best-loved authors whose worldwide hit The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time won multiple awards and is now an acclaimed stage play.
Mark’s latest novel, The Porpoise, is inspired by Shakespeare’s Pericles. When a newborn baby is the sole survivor of a plane crash, she is raised in wealthy isolation by an overprotective father. When a suitor visits, he understands far more than he should. Forced to run for his life, he escapes aboard The Porpoise, an assassin on his tail…
Join us for an evening with a master storyteller.
Chaired by Professor Simon James, Durham University
Sponsored by the Royal Literary Fund