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Antigone in Afghanistan
Code: 102  |  Type: Conversation   |  Genres: Fiction
Friday, May 18 2012 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Ticketed (see details)
Wharf Theatre 2, Pier 4/5, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay Venue & Transport Info
Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya
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CANCELLED: Due to medical reasons, Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya is unable to attend Sydney Writers’ Festival.

A lone woman demanding the return of her brother’s body confronts an isolated American garrison in Afghanistan. How the soldiers react becomes a powerful and gripping story, The Watch, about the grim realities of war, from Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya, the author of The Gabriel Club.

Change from printed program: CANCELLED: Due to medical reasons, Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya is unable to attend Sydney Writers’ Festival.

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Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya (International)

CANCELLED: Due to medical reasons, Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya is unable to attend Sydney Writers’ Festival.

Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya was born in India and educated in politics and philosophy at Calcutta University and the University of Pennsylvania. His novels, The Gabriel Club and The Storyteller of Marrakesh, have been published in 11 languages in 16 countries. The Gabriel Club was selected as one of the 10 Best Novels of 2000 by Publishing News, selected for the Grand Jury Award at the Budapest Book Fair and shortlisted for India's prestigious Crossword Prize. The Watch is his latest novel.

Supported by the Australia-India Council

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