Bestselling ‘Slough House’ author comes to Abingdon

Mick Herron by MBuck005 (002)Fans of the bestselling spy thriller Slough House series will have the opportunity to meet the author at an event at Abingdon Library on 10 November.

Popular author, Mick Herron, will be dropping into the library to promote his new short story ‘Standing by the Wall’. He will be holding a question and answer session and will spend some time talking about the bestselling Slough House series – adapted into the TV series Slow Horses.

Councillor Jenny Hannaby, Oxfordshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Community Services and Safety, said: "Mick Herron is one of Britain’s most popular authors. I am delighted he is coming to Abingdon Library next month. 

“Abingdon Library regularly holds events like this with popular authors from across genres – keep an eye out for some of your favourites!"

Commenting on his appearance at Abingdon Library, Mick said: "I’ve been a user of the public library system my whole life, and regard it as one of our great national institutions, enriching the lives of its users and, in dark times, providing a safe, warm place for those in need. Like the NHS, its value is incalculable.”

The event starts at 6pm. Tickets cost £2, including a complimentary glass of wine, and are available by contacting the library directly on 01235 520374.

Abingdon Library holds regular events with authors, hosting a great selection of both fiction and non-fiction writings in the past, including Nicola Cornick and Peter Tickler.

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