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Lunch-time Talk: ‘Bertha Darley’

Meet author Matthew Wells, in conversation with Dr Diane Duffy, as he talks about his new edition of forgotten Victorian classic Bertha Darley.

Matthew will be talking about the book, its author, Lydia Burton, and the comparisons with her contemporary, Elizabeth Gaskell. A must for all those who enjoyed Libby Tempest’s talk on Forgotten Female Novelists.

Lunch-time talks and readings are included in usual House entry

No booking required, but please make sure you arrive in good time to get a seat.

For more talks, see our full programme

26th Apr 2020

1pm - 1.45pm


New cooks always want their own peculiar little odds & ends for cookery

Elizabeth Gaskell 1863