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Writing for a modern world: a talk by Alexander McCall Smith

Alexander McCall Smith, one of the world's most prolific and best-loved authors, discusses the art of combining traditional publishing formats with contemporary writing.


Alexander McCall Smith, one of the world's most prolific and best-loved authors, discusses the art of combining traditional publishing formats with contemporary writing. From serial novels printed in daily chunks on the pages and websites of our newspapers to a re-imagining of the work of Jane Austen for a 21st century audience, this promises to be an hour of great entertainment. Join him as he reveals his version of Emma for the very first time and shares the latest news from Botswana, Edinburgh, Ireland and further afield.


Speaker(s):

Professor Alexander McCall Smith | talks

 

Date and Time:

28 October 2014 at 6:00 pm

Duration:

1 hour 30 minutes

 

Venue:

St John's Divinity School
St John's College
Cambridge
CB3 1TP


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Organised by:

Cambridge Festival of Ideas
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Tickets:

Free

Available from:

Pre-book online at www.festivalofideas.cam.ac.uk or by calling 01223 766766
Booking opens 22 September

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