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New chapter for Dales shepherdess Philippa Gregory to delve into past
about 400,000 people and we have a company of nine or 10 to tell this story.”
It’s a story most people are at least vaguely familiar with. “I think people know scraps about these myths, they probably know about Achilles and they’ve probably heard of the wooden horse, but they perhaps aren’t quite AMANDA Owen, star of the television series The Dales, will be celebrating the success of her new book at an event in Ingleton later this month.
The Yorkshire Shepherdess reached number five in the the Sunday Times bestseller list following its release last month and Amanda will be at Ingleborough Community Centre on May 26. She will signing copies of the book and proceeds will go towards the community swimming pool. HISTORICAL novelist Philippa Gregory will be talking about her life and work at an event in Markenfield Hall.
The 700-year-old building, near Ripon, will provide the backdrop for the signing and talk by Gregory whose latest novel The King’s Curse, the final book in her her Cousins’ War series, was published earlier this year.
Philippa Gregory will be at Markenfield Hall on June 3. Tickets are available by calling 01765 692303.
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