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Maggie O'Farrell: A Marriage Portrait


Wed Nov 09, 2022
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
60 mins



Bestselling author of Hamnet and I Am, I Am, I Am, Maggie O'Farrell joins us to discuss her electrifying new novel, The Marriage Portrait, set in Renaissance Italy, and focusing on the captivating young duchess Lucrezie de Medici. In conversation with novelist Claire Cameron.

Full of the drama and verve with which she illuminated the Shakespearean canvas of Hamnet, Maggie O'Farrell brings the world of Renaissance Italy to jewel-bright life, and offers an unforgettable portrait of a resilient young woman's battle for her very survival.

About this event's guests:
Maggie O'Farrell

Read more:
Read Marriage Portrait
Read Hamnet & Judith
Read I Am, I Am, I Am

This event is part of our signature Salon Series, where we host local and international authors in conversation about their new books and big ideas.

Toronto Public Library is committed to accessibility. Please call or email us if you are Deaf or have a disability and would like to request accommodation to participate in this program. Please let us know as far in advance as possible and we will do our best to meet your request. At least three weeks' notice is preferred. Phone 416-393-7099 or email

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