Join Penguin author and cruise ships speaker Ed Glinert on this Zoom version of his magical walk around Haworth to meet some of the most memorable figures in English literature – Heathcliff, Cathy, the wimpishly wet Edgar, the brutish Hareton, the insufferable Pharisee Joseph, the egotistical Lockwood, residents of Gimmerton, home of Wuthering Heights, and setting for the wild, windy, wuthering moors inspired by the real-life Haworth in West Yorkshire.
Our next event is on Zoom, Wednesday 31 March, 5.30pm: The Ghosts of Wuthering Heights
- 76 Years Since the Atom Bomb – the Manchester Connection
This is one of the greatest stories you will ever read about Manchester. It’s so riveting, so enthralling, none of the media in Manchester will print it! The Manchester Evening News, obsessed with celebrity nonsense, violence and tat, said no. So did The Mill (I’m not woke enough or young enough). It’s too serious for I Love Manchester, while Manchester Confidential’s Jonathan Schofield instigated a senseless 50-year spat with me, Ed Glinert, which is now in its 20th or 30th year; I forget which. In case you’re wondering why I’m so confident it’s because I’ve written high-class books for Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins, Emons and Bloomsbury. If you want to immerse yourself in a remarkable story, read on.
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