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Ilkley Literature Festival, featuring author Colin Grant

Ilkley Literature Festival, featuring author Colin Grant

Event Date: 
Saturday 8 October 2016 - 14:30
St Margaret’s Church Hall, Queens Road, Ilkley, LS29 9QL, United Kingdom
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Emily Dickinson peppered her poems with hints of her epilepsy; Dostoevsky described his ecstatic epileptic hallucinations in The Idiot. BBC Radio 4 producer Colin Grant, author of A Smell of Burning: the Story of Epilepsy, recalls the tragic story of his brother and discusses the myths and mysteries in the cultural history of what Shakespeare referred to as 'the falling sickness'.

Price: £6.00/£4.00 concessions

Box office: 01943 816714

Web: ilkleyliteraturefestival.org.uk

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