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Mike Fraser: John Mackay Wilson (1804-1835)
20 October @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm£5
John Mackay Wilson (1804-1835) – the Writer of Tales of the Borders and Editor of the Berwick Advertiser 1832-1835
At this turbulent stage in British history, Wilson wrote his hugely popular Tales of the Borders and transformed the Advertiser writing, for example, controversial editorials on the Great Reform Act and the Freemen of Berwick. Mike discusses what Wilson’s writings tell us about Berwick then and Britain then and now.
Mike’s book about the life and work of John Mackay Wilson “Health and Home are Powerful Magnets”. An Exile returns to Berwick is now available:
E-book and Paperback from www.wilsonstales.co.uk