Celebrated novelist and acclaimed author Elizabeth Buchan is to give a talk at a special Literary Evening organised by award-winning agency Haslemere Travel, to raise funds for Surrey Air Ambulance.
As part of the 2013 Haslemere Festival, Elizabeth Buchan will talk about the influences on her writing and her themes as well as giving guests a preview of her forthcoming book.
Born in Guildford,
She began her career as a blurb writer at Penguin Books after graduating from the
Her novels include the prize-winning Light of the Moon and Consider the Lily, described by The Independent as “a gorgeously well-written tale: funny, sad and sophisticated”.
A subsequent novel, Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman, became an international bestseller and was made into a CBS TV prime-time drama. This was followed by several other novels including The Second Wife, Separate Beds and most recently Daughters.
She also reviews for the Sunday Times and has chaired the Betty Trask and Desmond Elliot literary prizes, and also been a judge for the Whitbread (now Costa) awards.
Tickets cost £10 each including wine and canapes and can be bought in advance from Haslemere Travel at 2 Petworth Road or by calling 01428 658777.
All proceeds will be donated to Haslemere Travel's chosen charity, Surrey Air Ambulance, and the Haslemere Festival fund.