18 October 2019
A London cycle courier with a taste for adventure, Emily Chappell entered an extraordinary new race – The Transcontinental – in which riders must find their own way, entirely unassisted, across Europe in the shortest time possible. On her second attempt, she won the women’s event, covering nearly 4,000 miles in 13 days and ten hours, sleeping in short bursts wherever exhaustion took her.
Where There’s a Will is a book about a normal person finding the capacity to do something extraordinary; the paradoxes of comradeship, competition, vulnerability and will and the shock of grief, combined in a beautifully written and very human story.
Join Emily for an event that will be full of inspiration and jaw-dropping anecdotes.
12th Oct – Cheltenham Literature Festival
2nd Nov – Rouleur Classic, London
12th Nov – The Verdict, Brighton
13th Nov – Dynamo Cafe, London
14th Nov – Rossiter Books, Ross-on-Wye
16th Nov – Kendal Mountain Festival
19th Nov – Mainstreet Trading Co., St Boswells
23rd Nov – Hermon Chapel Arts Centre, Oswestry
25th Nov – Great Oak Bookshop, Llanidloes
27th Nov – Ride My Bike Cafe, Cardiff
10th Dec – Buxton Adventure Festival
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