Vintage Classics Day at Foyles

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Lionel Shriver’s selected novel, Revolutionary Road.

Vintage Classics Day

Foyles Bookshop, Charing Cross Road, 7th May 2011, 10am-5pm

Vintage Classics is introducing the Orange Inheritance collection this week. This collection of classic novels, selected and introduced by six Orange Prize winners as the book they would pass on the next generation, will be published on Thursday 7th April. The intriguing list includes classic and acclaimed novels, spanning the 19th and 20th centuries, including: Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse (selected by Helen Dunmore), Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates (selected by Lionel Shriver, 2005 Orange Prize winner), Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac (Rose Tremain, the winner in 2008) and more.

To celebrate the new collection, Lionel Shriver, Kate Mosse and Mark Haddon will be speaking about their ‘Inheritance Classics’ at the Vintage Classics Day at Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London on Saturday 7th May. The fantastic line-up of speakers includes Jake Arnott, Sadie Jones, Sebastian Peake (Mervyn Peake’s son), Rose  Tremain and Sebastian Faulks.

There are limited early bird tickets available for the Vintage Classics Day only until Tuesday 5th April. These tickets are priced at £12. After Tuesday tickets will be at full price (£18/£15 concs).

To find out more about the event and to book tickets, visit the event page here at www.foyles.co.uk. For more details on the collection, including a full list of the novels, please see the story in the Orange Newsroom or read the Guardian online article here.

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