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Saturday 23rd September 2023 7:30pm

Location: Thornley Studio

Admission: £5 (includes drink) older children and students free

Book coverRaised amongst the Cambridge Intellectual elite with a distant father and authoritarian mother, Eliza grows up feeling inadequate and alone. But friends of her parents offer support, notably Lord Bob Boothby and the Rothschild family. In a bid to find love, she marries a charismatic young actor, but when he lands a starring role in a Federico Fellini film, his focus turns elsewhere. As feelings of rejection set in, Eliza turns inward for answers; her spiritual search begins and she escapes to the Yorkshire Dales and pours her energy into, writing, photography and teaching meditation founding the Dent Meditation Centre in 1999.

As shadows from the past recede, horizons expand, and Eliza perceives a series of betrayals among her parents’ friends that make her question her own paternity. Determined to uncover the truth, she begins unravelling a tangled web of secrecy and scandal that not only touches her own family, but extends to the highest levels of government, and touches on the Cambridge spy scandal.

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