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Gef! Launch 6 June

6 June 2017, 7:30pm–9:30pm

Join us and the London Fortean Society in celebrating the publication of Gef! The Strange Tale of an Extra-Special Talking Mongoose at London’s Conway Hall on Tuesday 6 June 2017.

Tickets are £5, which will be deducted from the price of any books bought on the night.

Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL

Following the talk there will be drinks at The Enterprise pub on Red lion St.

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Christopher Josiffe, author of the definitive and official biography of Gef, will be giving an overview of this case, unique in the annals of paranormal research. He will also be examining some lesser-known aspects of the story – the parents, James and Margaret, not native to the Isle of Man, claimed to have previously enjoyed a more prosperous life in the city of Liverpool prior to their ill-fated ‘Good Life’ move to Man just after WW1. Is this true? And why were they forced to relocate?

In addition to Christopher’s presentation and readings, writer and musician Chris Hill will be reading extracts from James Irving’s unpublished letters and diaries, giving anunparalleled insight into the family’s daily life with their extraordinary house-guest.