By Last Rights, Feb 12 2018 07:16AM
An Evening with Gillian Slovo and Kamila Shamsie in aid of The Last Rights Project
At Laura Devine Law, 100 Cannon Street, London EC4N 6EU
On Wednesday, 28 February 2018, from 6.30 to 9.30pm
To Register please email: [email protected] by no later than 26 February 2018
South African born Gillian Slovo
is the author of 13 novels and a family memoir. She also writes verbatim plays the latest of which Another World: Losing our Children to Islamic State played in the National Theatre in 2016. She will be reading from her latest novel, Ten Days, which was published by Canongate in 2016 the inspiration for which came from her play on the English riots of 2011.
Kamila Shamsie is the author of seven novels.
She grew up in Karachi and now lives in London. She will be reading from her 2017 novel Home Fire, long-listed for the Man Booker Prize. A contemporary retelling of Sophocles' "Antigone," Peter Carey said: "...left me awestruck, shaken, on the edge of my chair, filled with admiration for her courage and ambition.
At the end of the evening a raffle will be held for the benefit of The Last Rights Project