Archive Festival 2014

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Richard Flanagan: The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Tuesday, May 20 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Ticketed (see details)
Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, 15-47 Katoomba Street, Katoomba
Richard Flanagan, Geordie Williamson (facilitator)
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Richard Flanagan talks to The Australian’s Geordie Williamson about his acclaimed new
novel about the cruelty of war, the tenuousness of life and the impossibility of love.

Presented with Varuna, the National Writers House.

Geordie Williamson (Australian)

Geordie has been chief literary critic at The Australian since 2008, though his essays and reviews have appeared widely in Australia and the UK for over a decade. In 2011, he won the Pascall Prize for literature and his first book, The Burning Library, on neglected Australian writers, was published by Melbourne's Text in 2012. He is currently at work on a second non-fiction title, based on his Scottish forbear's half-century ownership of Easter Island.

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Richard Flanagan (Australian)

Richard Flanagan's novels, Death Of A River Guide, The Sound Of One Hand Clapping, Gould's Book Of Fish, The Unknown Terrorist, and Wanting have received numerous honours and are published in twenty-six countries. He directed a feature film version of The Sound Of One Hand Clapping. A collection of his essays is published as And What Do You Do, Mr Gable?.His most recent novel is The Narrow Road to the Deep North.

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