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  • 2017-05-17 00:00:00 2017-05-17 23:59:59 Pacific/Auckland ANNE ENRIGHT: BEYOND THE GREEN ROAD 6-7pm The Piano: Centre for Music and the Arts

ANNE ENRIGHT: BEYOND THE GREEN ROAD

Wednesday 17 May

Anne Enright is heading to Christchurch for the 2017 WORD Christchurch Autumn Season in association with Auckland Writers Festival.

We are delighted to close the Autumn Season with one of the most electrifying novelists writing in English today. Anne Enright, who won the Booker Prize in 2007 for The Gathering, writes about Irish families with great lyricism and black humour. In 2015 she became the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction, a three-year appointment. Her latest novel, The Green Road (longlisted for the 2016 Man Booker), set in a small town on Ireland’s Atlantic coast and spanning 30 years, is a tale of family and fracture, compassion and selfishness – a shattering exploration of the gaps in the human heart and how we strive to fill them. Anne Enright appears in conversation with Morrin Rout.

The Autumn Season in association with Auckland Writers Festival runs from 14-17 May 2017. For the full programme, visit http://wordchristchurch.co.nz

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