The Anglo-Ethiopian Society

Book Festival - Aida Edemariam - The Wife's Tale

Wigtown Book Festival

Sunday 23rd September 2018

15:00 - 16:00pm in the Main Hall, County Buildings, Wigtown, Dumfries & Galloway, DG8 9JH
Tickets £7


Aida Edemariam discusses The Wife's Tale, her acclaimed book about her Ethiopian grandmother. Aged eight, Yetemengu was married to a clergyman. Her long life spanned Ethiopia’s most tumultuous years, encompassing Fascist occupation, Allied bombardment, Haile Selassie, famine, revolution and civil war. This inspiring, often heartbreaking story, offers a multilayered portrait of a fascinating nation.

Live subtitles, for people with hearing loss, will be provided in association with StageTEXT, supported by the Castansa Trust.


Tickets are available from the Wigtown Book Festival website



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