A N Wilson   Charles Darwin - Victorian Mythmaker

A radical reappraisal of Charles Darwin from the bestselling author of Victoria: Charles Darwin is much more than the account of a charming, shy, rich naturalist. A N Wilson brings a deep understanding of Victorian times to  examine the most controversial scientist of modern times. He will discuss his ground breaking book at the Dorchester Literary Festival on Friday 20th October.

 

Janet Gleeson: 3rd Mar 2017 09:07:00

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Feedback from 2015

I sip my Dorset tea and just wanted to say thanks so much for the invitation to the lit fest - I thoroughly enjoyed it... Rob Ryan
Many thanks, and thanks again for a lovely event.Catherine Mayer
Paul was an excellent interviewer, and I loved the format.Great audience , acoustics...Tracy Chevalier
We really enjoyed the talks we attended...and look forward to next year's event...Kate Adie was brilliantG Farmlloe
...Enjoyable,engaging, enthralling...A Hick
It is excellent that Dorchester is now on the literary mapR Binney

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Thanks very much... It was fun and the audience very responsive.

Adam Nicolson
Feedback From 2017 Festival

We thoroughly enjoyed all of our visits and all being well will be there again next year.

Edwina Toone
Feedback From 2016 Festival

A really enjoyable and unusual event. I got a good feeling from it. And am so glad the Festival in general has gone well.

Tracy Chevalier
Feedback From 2016 Festival

I was particularly delighted by how many of the audience seemed to know and appreciate my work. As you know, authors are solitary creatures - mostly - and for me at least it's a real pleasure to have good reason to leave my work-room (a shed in the garden with a too-seductive view of the Cambrians) and meet and talk with readers and fellow writers (not forgetting that many of us are both).

Elisabeth Luard
Feedback From 2016 Festival

It was much appreciated that you included Victoria Hislop in this year's festival. As always she was charming and entertaining.

Christine Savill
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...Enjoyable, engaging, enthralling...

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