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Masterclass: Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Written by Chris Routledge, 30th June 2009

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

with Jane Davis, Director of The Reader Organisation

25th August, Liverpool

19 Abercromby Square, Liverpool, L69 7ZG


What have I to leave you but the ruins of old courage, and the lore of old gallantry and hope?  


If Wordsworth were to be reborn as a twentieth century American, Gilead is the book he would write. Human, humane, real, devout, and connecting the inner spiritual with the outer public life, this moving novel was mentioned by Barack Obama as a favourite.


While you read this, I am imperishable, somehow more alive than I have ever been.


Jane Davis is Founder and Director of The Reader Organisation, a charity on a mission to bring about a reading revolution, making the content of great books available to all. Jane's talent, energy, and belief in the value of reading are an inspiration to all who meet her: don't miss this chance to experience the power of the reading revolution for yourself!


For more information please contact Casi Dylan, Training Manager, on or 0151 794 2830.

You can download a booking form here: PDF/ Word.

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