Monday 13 June 2016: 6.45pm at Free Word Centre
An Ode to Storytelling: Translating ‘The Book of Pearl’ –
Join Walker Books, publishers of Alex Rider, Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, as they present the imaginative adventure story The Book of Pearl. Hear internationally acclaimed author, Timothée de Fombelle, in conversation with his translators Sarah Ardizzone and Sam Gordon about his journey in creating the story, and theirs in bringing it to life in English. This event will be chaired by Joy Court.
Ahead of the event, you can also read an extract from The Book of Pearl by clicking here.
£5 (£3 concessions) Bookings This event is part of Wanderlust: Great Literature from Around the World, a monthly event series at Free Word. Join us on the second Monday of each month to celebrate the best fiction in translation.