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Michael Rosen: Alphabetical – Every Letter Tells a Story

Wednesday 6th November 2013 6:30pm - 7:30pm 107 Charing Cross Road Literary Event, Chargeable Event

The 26 characters in Michael Rosen's new book are without doubt the most familiar in all of literature, yet their stories are very rarely told. Alphabetical sets out to rectify that, delving back through the history of letters, from the mysterious Phoenicians who first came up with the idea of writing down sounds, through umlauts and Viking runes, to computer keyboards, text-speak and the origins of 'OK' .

Join us in the Gallery as one of the nation's most beloved poets shares his A-Z of the A-Z and explains how to write down the sound of a wild raspberry tand takes us on a tour of the Cockney alphabet.

Tickets: £3. Simply add the required number to the basket below. Please note, no physical tickets will be issued, the email confirmation you receive is proof of your booking.
Venue: The Gallery at Foyles

Click here for information on the accompanying exhibition, free at Charing Cross Road.


Author photo c Laurence Cendrowicz




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