Jenny Erpenbeck: Old World Evaporates
- Mon 21 Aug 17:15 - 18:15
- Spark Theatre
Attend in person
‘You can’t forget what it felt like to be on the other side of history,’ said Jenny Erpenbeck about one ‘experiential advantage’ of growing up in former East Germany. Hear Erpenbeck, one of Europe's greatest living writers, talking about her novel Kairos: the story of a manipulative relationship between a young woman and an older man which functions as a fascinating metaphor for life under a decaying, controlling regime. In conversation with Jenny Niven.