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Ben Hobson at Kingscliff Library

Date

Tue 07th February 2023, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Location

1 Turnock St
Kingscliff NSW 2487

Details

Ben Hobson appears in person at Kingscliff, Ballina, and Lismore Pop-up Library!

About the Author

Ben Hobson is a teacher, and an author, based in Brisbane. To Become a Whale, his debut novel, was released in 2017. It was longlisted for the ABIA Debut Fiction award and shortlisted for the Courier Mail‘s People’s Choice Award. His second novel, Snake Island, a literary thriller, was released in 2019. He also runs Ben’s Book Club, a monthly online book club for libraries, and the Burgers, Beers ,and Books podcast. The Death of John Lacey is his third novel.

About the Book

The Death of John Lacey is a powerful dissectionof dispossession, colonisation, and the crimes committed in their name. It’s also a moving and tender account of the love between brothers and a meditation on the true meaning of mercy and justice.

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Cost

FREE

Date

Tue 07th February 2023, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Location

1 Turnock St
Kingscliff NSW 2487

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