VISITING SPEAKER: UWA Extension - Lunch with Richard Ford
|UWA Extension - Lunch with Richard Ford : Sponsored by the the Faculty of Arts and the Chair of Australian Literature, UWA
Join Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and author of the Sportswriter trilogy, Richard Ford over lunch as he discusses his latest work, Canada. In Canada, Ford has created a masterpiece. A visionary novel of vast landscapes, complex identities and fragile humanity. It questions the fine line between the normal and the extraordinary, and the moments that haunt our settled view of the world.
$79 per ticket - price includes a two–course lunch at the University Club, UWA. Beer wine and soft drinks included. Books will be available for sale.
Places are strictly limited so please book early.
“One of the true works of art of our benighted era” John Banville, Irish Times on The Lay of the Land
“My great book of the year ... so wonderfully written in every breath of every sentence” Hermione Lee, Guardian
“A massive, ruminative, poignant and cathartic novel ... it is a masterly account of a modulating adult life. Ford's canvas is huge, but his wealth of subtle detail remains astonishingly vivid” Independent on Sunday
“Wistful, bittersweet and often very funny ... seems to locate all the quiet despairs and hopes of the human condition with exquisite precision” Daily Telegraph
THINGS TO KNOW
Seating for this event will be in tables of ten. To ensure you are seated together you must book together.
Parking restrictions apply. There is paid visitor parking at the Club and on Hackett Drive.
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