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March 31, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Festival Finale
  • Fiction

Xinran Xue

The Promise: Tales of Love & Loss in China
Photo of Xinran Xue and the cover of her new novel


Chelmsford Theatres: Camphorn Studio, Fairfield Road
Chelmsford, CM1 1JG
£5 concessions (27 years and under)

Box Office:

Mercury Theatre
01206 573948

British-Chinese journalist and author Xinran Xue begins with the magic and tragedy of one young couple’s wedding night in 1950, and goes on to tell personal experiences of loss, grief and hardship through China’s extraordinary century.Aspell-binding narrative of modern China.

The event is part of Essex Book Festival’s Festival Finale in Chelmsford on Sunday 31 March.


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Chelmsford Theatres: Camphorn Studio
Fairfield Road
Chelmsford, CM1 1JG