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Mumbai author praises Colchester's arts
9:34am Tuesday 11th September 2012 in News
AN author and playwright made a double debut in Colchester.
Mumbai-based Farhad Sorabjee saw his play, Hard Places, open at the Mercury Theatre on Thursday , and attended a book launch on Friday at Red Lion Books, in High Street, to mark the launch of his novel, God on Every Wind.
He took part in a book reading and a question and answer session.
“It is wonderful to see what is happening in the arts here in Colchester,” said Mr Sorabjee, a lawyer.
“The facilities are wonderful and it’s easy to see that the arts is thriving around here.
“It is a great town and a great venue for a book launch.”
Entry was free and all visitors received a £1 discount on the book.