May 4th 11.30 – 12.30 : The Mill on the Fleet : £8.00
Author and journalist Alan Taylor first encountered Muriel Spark when he interviewed her in Arezzo near her home in northern Italy. The year was 1990, and a long-lasting bond was formed. In his graceful memoir, Appointment in Arezzo, published in 2018 to celebrate the centenary of Spark’s birth, he fondly charts a path through the times they spent together. Join Alan to discover an invaluable portrait of one of Scotland’s premiere novelists.