Date: Wednesday 5 February 2020
Location: Hatchards, Piccadilly
An Evening with Hannah Rothschild in conversation with Lucy Scholes
Join writer and film director Hannah Rothschild as she discusses her new novel The House of Trelawney – a comedy of manners about old money, new money and no money at all.
The seat of the Trelawney family for over 800 years, Trelawney Castle was once the jewel of the Cornish coast. Each successive Earl spent with abandon, turning the house and grounds into a sprawling, extravagant palimpsest of wings, turrets and follies. But recent generations have been better at spending than making money. Now living in isolated penury, unable to communicate with each other or the rest of the world, the family are running out of options. Three unexpected events will hasten their demise: the sudden appearance of a new relation, an illegitimate, headstrong, beautiful girl; an unscrupulous American hedge fund manager determined to exact revenge; and the crash of 2008.
A love story and social satire set in the parallel and seemingly unconnected worlds of the British aristocracy and high finance.
£10 tickets are available at the shop and online here
Wednesday 5th February, 6.30pm