AN AUTHOR will be talking about his debut novel in Shenfield as part of a festival.

David Thorne is discussing his book East of Innocence at Shenfield Library, in Hutton Road, on Tuesday March 11.

The event is being held as part of the annual Essex Book Festival with the talk beginning at 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £5 and £4 and can be booked by calling 01206 573948.