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Hauser & Wirth Publishers Book Club: 'Nights at the Circus'
Mon, April 24, 2017, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM BST
Hauser & Wirth Publishers is launching a new book club at the gallery’s London space. The club will meet regularly to discuss classic and recent publications inspired by the artwork on view, offering an informal environment to explore creative writing and its links with contemporary art.
The event is free to attend, light refreshments will be provided.
Books are available to purchase at Front Desk.
This month's book: 'Nights at the Circus' (1984) by Angela Carter
Is Sophie Fevvers, toast of Europe’s capitals, part swan...or all fake?
Courted by the Prince of Wales and painted by Toulouse-Lautrec, she is an aerialiste extraordinaire and star of Colonel Kearney’s circus. She is also part woman, part swan. Jack Walser, an American journalist, is on a quest to discover the truth behind her identity. Dazzled by his love for her, and desperate for the scoop of a lifetime, Walser has no choice but to join the circus on its magical tour through turn-of-the-nineteenth-century London, St Petersburg and Siberia.