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Blackwell's Bookshop and Comely Bank Publishing invite you to celebrate the launch of Russian Doll, the debut novel by Stockbridge Local's Lucy Lloyd.  

Shortly after independence has been established in Scotland, Russia lays claim to Rockall, a remote part of Scottish territory. As Russia attempts to manipulate the media, a Scottish radio producer fights back, getting herself noticed.  Against her best intentions, she falls in love with a Russian diplomat tasked with delivering Scotland into Moscow’s hands. As the country progresses to the brink of war, her love affair leads her to pit herself against a Russia heading towards winter and tests her belief in the man she loves.

Told from the point of view of a young woman, Russian Doll explores the conflicts that can arise when love and politics come into conflict.

6.30-8pm, 8 May

Includes Q&A hosted by Scotsman journalist and literary reviewer Jane Bradley  @janekbradley.

Blackwells South Bridge

FREE - but space is limited so please email to register your interest.