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An Evening with Local Author of Anyone for Edmund? – Simon Edge

May 30 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm

“This historical and politically prescient comedy will have you chuckling long after the last page. It’s at once hilarious and painfully believable” — THE LADY

Join us for an evening with the Author of Anyone for Edmund?, Simon Edge.

Come along for a glass of wine and a special evening at Gainsborough’s House. Copies of the book will be available for the author to sign, specially discounted for the evening, plus other titles he has written.

Tickets £12

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Book bio

Under tennis courts in the ruins of a great abbey, archaeologists find the remains of St Edmund, once venerated as England’s patron saint, but lost for half a millennium.

A canonical comedy featuring a medieval patron saint, a tennis court and a Westminster spin doctor.

About Simon Edge

Simon Edge was born in Chester and read philosophy at Cambridge University.

He was editor of the pioneering London paper Capital Gay before becoming a diary columnist on the Evening Standard and then a feature writer for the Daily Express, where he was also a theatre critic for many years. He has an MA in Creative Writing from City University, London, on which course he has also taught as a visiting lecturer.

He is the author of six novels: The Hopkins Conundrum (longlisted for the Waverton Good Read Award), The Hurtle of Hell, (a semi-finalist for the Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Award), A Right Royal Face-Off, Anyone for Edmund?, The End of the World is Flat and In the Beginning. He lives in Suffolk with two over-indulged whippets.

An image of Simon Edge. A white man who is bald with a beard. He is wearing glasses.