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Stef Penney – Under a Pole Star

Sunday 30th April, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Great Hall, Hexham Abbey

It is 1889, and Flora Mackie, a whaler’s daughter from Dundee, is leading  a British expedition across the Arctic Circle with a team of men who believe a woman has no place in this harsh male environment. From  the Costa Prize-winning author of ‘The Tenderness of Wolves’, the novel explores the corrosive power of ambition set against the stark and  deadly beauty of northern Greenland.

Chaired by Rebecca Jenkins

Due to high demand the venue has changed to The Great Hall, Hexham Abbey.

£7/£5

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The Great Hall, Hexham Abbey
Beaumont Street
Hexham
NE46 3LS

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