Jack L to launch new Billy Roche novella
RENOWNED author and playwright Billy Roche has penned a new novella titled 'The Diary of Maynard Perdu', based on events in and around the Paradiso Spiegeltent which is arriving to Wexford this week.
The novella is written in diary format and describes the adventures of Maynard Perdu, the ubiquitous Ringmaster of the enchanting Paradiso Spiegeltent.
The bound hardback edition, featuring drawings by Fionnula McMullin, is published by Lantern.ie and will be officially launched by Jack L at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. October 22, in the Spiegeltent on Wexford's Quay. All are welcome.
The event will also feature music from singer Aileen Donohoe, with Mike Odlum on piano.
Author Eoin Colfer describes The Diary Of Maynard Perdu' as 'a richly, layered, dark tale that enthrals from the first beautiful sentence to the final poignant paragraph - a moody, spellbinding triumph'.