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The Empire by Michael Ball

A Dazzling Performance

The Empire by Michael Ball is a marvellous debut historical novel from the actor and singer who proves he is just as talented as an author.

The Empire gives a warm welcome to all who enter her pages. It is 1922, a new golden era for theatre. The First World War and the flu epidemic are gone, now it’s the time for the roaring twenties. Let Michael Ball whisk you away to the glamour and glitz.

We see that loyalty forged in the trenches remains. Some have suffered terribly as physical and mental scars remain. There were also some very grateful families who were pleased that their loved ones returned.

Family is important. Some lost members to the flu epidemic and are still recovering from loss.

The late nineteenth century reaches into the 1920’s as old secrets threaten to be unearthed.

New shows and new skills are encouraged as characters step out of the wings and into the spotlight.

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