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Anna Cookson: The Sound of Your Soul

August 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The inspiration for Anna Cookson’s first novel, The Sound of Your Soul, took her on a magical journey as she tried to ascertain the nature of soul – to conjure what it would look like, how it would behave, and what it would do.

Beginning with the Ancient Egyptian understanding of the soul as made up of three parts, the Ka (bodily desires), the Akh (mind and intellect) and the Ba (the soul as we tend to understand it in modern terms), Anna soon discovered that people the world over have thought of the soul as something which could be wrought free from the body – something tangible in essence, something that can even be stolen.

Join Anna as she discusses the research behind her book and the character and essence of the soul, using Ancient Egyptian understandings as a basis before looking at the wider concept of the soul. After Anna’s talk and a brief Q&A session, you’ll even have the chance to get your own copy of The Sound of Your Soul and have it signed by the author!

The Sound of Your Soul on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheSoundofYourSoulNovel/
Facebook event listing: https://www.facebook.com/events/399853037304633/

Details

Date:
August 8, 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks/events/262897026/

Organizer

Watkins Bookshop – Free Talks & Events
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/WatkinsBooks/

Venue

Watkins Books
19-21 Cecil Ct
London, GB
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