Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Find Events
  • This event has passed.
July 3, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Essex Writers House
  • Memoir

Inventory of a Life Mislaid – An Unreliable Memoir

Marina Warner and Sophie Herxheimer


Online via Zoom,
£6 - £8

Box Office:

Essex Book Festival
Inventory Of A Life Mislaid follows Marina Warner’s beautiful, penniless young mother Ilia as she leaves southern Italy in 1945 to travel alone to London.

Her husband, an English colonel is still away; in the war in the East as she begins to learn how to be Mrs Esmond Warner, an Englishwoman.

Marina Warner is a writer of fiction, criticism and history; her works include novels and short stories as well as studies of art, myths, symbols and fairy stories.

Sophie Herxheimer is an award-winning artist and poet whose paper-cut vignettes are featured throughout Inventory of a Life Mislaid.

Tickets:  £8 / Pay What You can


Online via Zoom