Tuesday 16 January 2018
Cambridge Union Chamber
Peter Carey: A Long Way From Home
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Join award winning Australian author Peter Carey to celebrate his latest masterpiece, A Long Way From Home, two days before its official UK publication. A thrilling high speed story set in the 1950s in the embers of the British Empire, this brilliantly vivid novel illustrates how the possession of an ancient culture spirals through history – and the love made and hurt caused along the way.
About the Author
Peter Carey received the Booker Prize for Oscar and Lucinda and again for True History of the Kelly Gang. He has won the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Miles Franklin Literary Award three times. He was born in Australia and lives in New York.
18:30 - 19:30
Running times are approximate and subject to change