Roger Averill book launch of Exile: The Lives and Hopes of Werner Pelz
Readings Hawthorn — 701 Glenferrie Rd, Hawthorn, Victoria, 3122
Richard Freadman will launch Exile: The Lives and Hopes of Werner Pelz, a biography and memoir that explores the truly amazing journey of a man described as one of our most original thinkers, written by former student and lifelong friend, Roger Averill.
Free, no need to book.
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Mark Isaacs on Australian attitudes toward asylum-seekers
Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon Street, Carlton 5331
Exile: The Lives and Hopes of Werner Pelz
Like the best true life adventures, the story of Werner Pelz is stranger than fiction. Forced to flee Nazi Germany for being Jewish, he was then interned in England for being German. Shipped to Australia on the notorious HMT...
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Two young Australians arrive unannounced on a remote Melanesian island and ask its residents if they can live with them for a year. Granted this request, cut off from the outside world, living without running water, electricity,...
In this novel, the innocence and certainties of childhood are delicately tested against the realities of adult life.