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The Day of the Labyrinth – Book Launch

December 12, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Embodied love meets empire in a fantastic history of friends and companions of Constantine the Great.


Come along and hear Roger read excerpts from his first book in the exciting series of fictionalised histories.

Refreshments will be served and an opportuintiy to purchase a signed copy of the book.

This will be held in the ‘Be the Word Bookshop’ at Ashburnham place 7.30pm -9.30pm.

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Author Roger Haydon Mitchell

The Day of the Labyrinth is the overall title of a series of fictionalised, or “fantastic” histories. Grappling with the political realities of war, violence and selfish ambition as they interface with peace, friendship and belonging, they investigate the potential of love as an alternative way of being.

Rooted in the author’s years of research into the interplay between radical justice and dominating sovereignty in four key episodes of western history, they begin with the encounter between embodied love and empire in the days of Constantine the great.

Based around the popular French legend of Saint Quentin and Eusébie and the author’s disturbing research findings about the apparent Christianising of Rome, this novel choreographs the compelling journey of a diverse group of companions in their attempt to subvert the Roman Empire with justice and love. Aimed at averagely or more intelligent nine to ninety year olds, it will probably be PG to under twelves alongside such books as Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials and Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings.


December 12, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Ashburnham Place
Kitchenham Road
Battle, East Sussex TN33 9NF United Kingdom

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