AN author from Dolton will visit Iddesleigh this weekend to sign copies of his debut novel.

Alan Brown will visit the Duke of York pub to sign copes of his fantasty adventure novel The Houmits of Seynorgue. The book, laced with black humour, tells the tale of the Houmits who live on Seynorgue who are ruled by the evil Baron Etheltread.

The book and author have been listed for the Desmond Elliot Award for best new novel and author 2013.

The book signing takes place on Saturday, March 30 from 4pm to 7pm.