Borderlines Carlisle

Date:October 2, 2021 Cost:£12
Borderlines Carlisle


Venue: Crown and Mitre Hotel
Address: 4 English Street Carlisle Cumbria CA3 8HZ
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Time: October 2, 2021, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


This event is open to the public.


Cost: £12
Event Type: Author Talk
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Best-selling memoirist turned novelist brings the thrills

Alan Johnson’s thriller, The Late Train to Gipsy Hill, finds the former Home Secretary and bestselling memoirist reinvented as a debut novelist, with a fast-paced, warm-hearted story that begins with an unremarkable young man making his unremarkable London commute. But when a beautiful woman he’s been too shy to approach holds up a mirror bearing the message “HELP ME” scrawled in mascara, a terrifying chase ensues. Along the way there are hair-raising encounters with Russian mobsters, the FSB, and even the Metropolitan police.

Johnson, a Labour MP for 20 years, is the author of three award-winning memoirs. He hosts a podcast called How To Change the World, and writes an Agony Uncle column for Saga Magazine.