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Sunday, June 16, 2013


Classicfeel, the award winning monthly arts, culture and lifestyle magazine, is offering readers the opportunity to win a copy of Emma Brockes’ She Left Me The Gun: My Mother's Life Before Me.

When Brockes was ten years old, her mother’s mysterious past was hinted at with the phrase “one day I will tell you the story of my life and you will be amazed”. There were also mentions of a trial and a tough life in South Africa but no details were ever told during her mother’s lifetime.

Through research, Brockes follows the trail from England to South Africa to meet an extended family she had never known. Brockes writes about her search and the tale she uncovered in a gripping and funny way that makes for a brilliant read that’s hard to put down. She Left Me The Gun: My Mother's Life Before Me is lining bookshelves worldwide and is a hot topic on radio and TV talk shows.

To mark women’s month, Classicfeel is interviewing this remarkable woman, and to celebrate, the publication offers readers the chance to win a copy. The competition runs until August 1, 2013.

The interview with Emma Brockes will be available in the August issue of Classicfeel.