**CANCELLED**Daisy Lafarge in conversation


This event has been cancelled – ticket-holders have been contacted.

Tuesday 21st September 2021, 6:30pm, £5/£15.99 with book

Storysmith, 49 North Street, Bristol, BS3 1EN

For our first live event in-person event since early 2020, we are delighted to welcome Daisy Lafarge, author of transformational poetry and now a stunning debut novel – Paul. She’ll be joining us in the shop to tell us all about it, and answer your questions.

As long-time fans of her debut poetry collection Life Without Air, we are totally thrilled that Daisy will be sharing the secrets of her new novel with us live.

Tickets include a glass of wine. Copies of Paul will be on sale for the special price of £10.99 (RRP £12.99). 


About Daisy Lafarge

Daisy Lafarge was born in Hastings and studied at the universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. Her poetry collection Life Without Air (Granta Books, 2020) was shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize. Paul, the winner of a Betty Trask Award, is her debut novel.

About Paul

Frances is a young graduate student spending a summer volunteering in rural France, in the hope that tending vegetables and harvesting honey will distract her from a scandal that drove her out of Paris, her research unfinished and her sense of self unmoored.

At the eco-farm Noa Noa, named for his adventures in Tahiti, she comes under the influence of its charismatic and domineering owner, Paul. As his hold over her tightens and her plans come unstuck, she finds herself entangled in a strange, uneven relationship. On a fraught road trip across the South of France, both are forced to reckon with uncomfortable truths.

A compelling and perturbing story of power, passivity and the cage of being ‘good’, Paul introduces a novelist of extraordinary perspicacity and lyricism.

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