Ride the Tortoise
Longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award for 2013.
Liesl’s new book, Ride the Tortoise, is a collection of longer short stories, in which she writes with panache and hypnotic honesty about topics as diverse as anorexia, cleaning the oven, the terror of losing a child, exile, infidelity and desire. Few writers are as assured in traversing the terrain of loss and fear. Yet there is quirky humour and sly surprise in these stories told from the perspectives of the policewoman, art teacher, athlete, bassoonist, lover and mother.
Time: 6.30 for 7pm
RSVP: by 15 April to
021 788 2266.