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A Fierce Bright Hope: Stephen Cox in conversation: 'Our Child of the Stars'

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Quaker Centre Bookshop

173-177 Euston Road

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Join us for an evening with Stephen Cox, widely praised first-time author of 'Our Child of the Stars', for a reading from the novel followed by conversation on writing, spirituality, science fiction and Quakerism. The evening will conclude with an audience Q&A, book signing and refreshments.


A lost child, the family who try to protect him and the secret that refuses to stay hidden . . .

Molly and Gene Myers were happy, until tragedy blighted their hopes of children. During the years of darkness and despair, they each put their marriage in jeopardy, but now they are starting to rebuild their fragile bond.

This is the year of Woodstock and the moon landings; war is raging in Vietnam and the superpowers are threatening each other with annihilation.

Then the Meteor crashes into Amber Grove, devastating the small New England town – and changing their lives for ever. Molly, a nurse, caught up in the thick of the disaster, is given care of a desperately ill patient rescued from the wreckage: a sick boy with a remarkable appearance, an orphan who needs a mother.

And soon the whole world will be looking for him.

Cory’s arrival has changed everything. And the Myers will do anything to keep him safe.

A remarkable story of warmth, tenacity and generosity of spirit, set against the backdrop of a fast-changing, terrifying decade.


Tickets for this event are free but limited.

For further info or enquiries please contact jennifermc@quaker.org.uk

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