Author set for visit to library

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BEST-SELLING author Simon Brett will talk about his love of reading when he visits a library for World Book Day.

The award-winning writer will give a talk at Chichester library, in Tower Street, Chichester.

The Arundel-based author will be speaking about his novels and love of reading for the national event, which takes place on Thursday, March 1.

Starting from 7.30pm he will discuss his most popular titles including the BAFTA-winning comedy After Henry and the 2011 thriller Bones Under The Beach Hut.

World Book Day started 15 years ago and is celebrated in more than 100 countries across the world.

This year 14 million children in the UK will be given vouchers towards buying new books. Tickets for the event cost £3.

To book a place call the library on (01243) 777 351.

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