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TONIGHT: Award-winning author of Captain Corelli's Mandolin at the MHC

18 Nov 2013

Don't miss the latest event in the Literature Live series organised by the University's Centre for New Writing. The event takes place this evening at 6.30pm (Monday 18 November) at the Martin Harris Centre. Tickets include discounts at the Blackwell bookstall and a complimentary drink at the wine reception.

Louis de Bernieres

University alumnus Louis de Bernières, published his first novel in 1990 and was selected by Granta magazine as one of the twenty Best of Young British Novelists in 1993. Since then he has become well known internationally as a writer and his sixth novel, Birds Without Wings, came out in 2004. Captain Corelli's Mandolin (1994), won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Novel. A Partisan's Daughter 2008, was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award and Notwithstanding: Stories from an English village came out in Autumn 2009. His first collection of poetry, IMAGINING ALEXANDRIA: Poems in memory of Constantinos Cavafis, is published by Harvill Secker in August 2013. As well as writing, he plays the flute, mandolin, clarinet and guitar.

Louis de Bernières was born in London in 1954 and studied Philosophy at The University of Manchester.


Tickets are priced at £6 / £4

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