Former Poet Laureate. Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate (1999-2009), introduces Silver, his sequel to Treasure Island, which features noble seamen, murderous pirates and tales of love, valour and terrible cruelty. "Excitement, mystery, intrigue, suspense, pathos and human sympathy: Stevenson combines all these things. I have tried to do the same - in a story which sails its own course." Andrew Motion He will answer questions about his writing, his role as Poet Laureate, and reads from his other works, followed by book signing. Age 16+ Andrew Motion - Silver - Return to Treasure Island website
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