Joanne Harris: The Moonlight Market

Mon Jul 08 2024 at 07:00 pm to 08:00 pm UTC+01:00

Blackwell's Bookshop | Edinburgh

Blackwell's Edinburgh South Bridge
Publisher/HostBlackwell's Edinburgh South Bridge
Joanne Harris: The Moonlight Market
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Join Joanna Harris as she talks about her new book The Moonlight Market
About this Event

This is the story of the world hidden in the corner of your eye...

We are thrilled to be welcoming the internationally bestselling author of Chocolat and The Gospel of Loki, Joanne Harris, to Edinburgh on Monday 8th July at 7pm to celebrate the publication of her exhilaratingly dreamy and spell-bindingly unforgettable new book, The Moonlight Market. Perfect for fans of Neverwhere andStardust, follow a young photographer through the secret layers of London as he discovers an entire world captured in the negatives, one where a magic war, a lost prince, and an epic romance are waiting to be found...

Tom is a photographer. Orphaned, lonely, lost in his work, he has no intention of falling in

love. And yet, love finds him in the shape of beautiful Vanessa, who lives a dangerous

double life in the heart of London's King's C ross.

Tom's pursuit of Vanessa leads him to discover an alternate world, hiding in plain sight

among the streets and rooftops of London; a world unseen by common folk and inhabited

by strange and colourful beings, in which two warring factions - one of night, one


A core fantasy… with a cool twist’ STEPHENIE MEYER

A master of her craft’ MATT HAIG‘

Enchanting and thought-provoking’ IAN RANKIN

Blazes with anger and sorrow’ MARIAN KEYES

Utterly unforgettable’ CATRIONA WARD

Bold, brave and timely’ SARAH PINBOROUGH


Joanne Harris is an Anglo-French author, whose books include fourteen novels, two cookbooks and many short stories. Her work is extremely diverse, covering aspects of magic realism, suspense, historical fiction, mythology and fantasy. In 2000, her 1999 novel C HOCOLAT was adapted to the screen, starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. She is an honorary Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and in 2013 wasawarded an MBE by the Queen.


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Doors: 6.30pm, event starts: 7pm, please arrive early to secure a good seat.

Tickets are £8 and there is a Ticket & Book option which includes a signed copy of The Moonlight Market by Joanne Harris.

The bookshop has level access, events are seated and speakers use microphones. If you have any concerns about accessibility, please do get in touch and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

For more information or if you would like a signed copy because you can't make it to the event, please contact the Blackwell's events team on 0131 622 8222 or [email protected]



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Blackwell's Bookshop, 53-62 South Bridge, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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GBP 5.00 to GBP 22.00

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