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Wigtown Book Festival: Norman Bissell - Barnhill

  • McNeillie Tent Wigtown Book Festival Wigtown Newton Stewart DG8 9JH (map)

Who was the man behind 1984? Norman Bissell discusses Barnhill, his novel about George Orwell’s time on Jura. It reveals the author’s private side – his love life, devotion to his son and declining health as he struggled to deliver his masterpiece.

Tickets are £7 and are available from the Wigtown Book Festival events page here.