Bookshop offers ‘Perfect’ evening with author Joyce

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Author Rachel Joyce will be at The Mainstreet Trading bookshop, St Boswells, next week to talk about her new novel Perfect.

Rachel shot to fame with her novel, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.

According to a review in the Evening Standard, the novel is “A flawless novel of emotional truth.]oyce executes this story with precision and flair... It is her clever did-I-read-that-right twist at the end that really got to me and had me scrabbling back through the chapters open-mouthed.”

Perfect is the story of 11-year-old Byron and his friend who embark on ‘Operation Perfect’ during a sweltering summers day in 1972 – a hapless mission to rescue Byron’s mother from impending crisis.

Winter: present day – a frost creeps across the moor, Jim cleans tables in the local cafe, a solitary figure struggling with OCD. His job is a relief from the rituals that govern his nights.

Little would seem to connect them except that two seconds can change everything. And if your world can be shattered in an instant, can time also put it right?

The event takes place next Tuesday, March 11. at 7,30pm (doors open 7pm). Tickets are priced £8, which includes a glass of wine and £2 off Perfect.

To book, email info@mainnreedaooluxo„uk or telephone the shop on 0l835 824087.

It is advisable to book tickets in advance to avoid disappointment.