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Murder in the Library - Things in Jars
Event time 12.00pm - 1.00pm
Event cost £5

Things in Jars - author Jess Kidd talks about her latest book.

'In 1863 Bridie Devine is taking on her toughest case yet. Reeling from her last job with her reputation in tatters, a remarkable puzzle has come her way. Christabel Berwick has been kidnapped. But Christabel is no ordinary child. She is not supposed to exist.'

Costa Award Winner and author of the BBC Radio 2 Book Club Picks Himself and The Hoarder, Jess Kidd will be talking about her new book Things in Jars.

Tickets available to buy from Reading Central Library. To purchase online, please email Please note places for these events are limited. 

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