Spoken word & Live literature
Talks & debates

Per Petterson

Part of World on the Brink

Take a seat for one of the best known authors of the Nordic region, Per Petterson, as he reads from his era-defining fiction and reflects candidly on the writing process.

In this intimate and in-depth event, hear about the forces which has shaped Petterson’s prose and the themes of daily life that fire his imagination.

The author of several novels including Out Stealing Horses, I Curse the River of Time and I Refuse, Petterson has received numerous awards including the Nordic Council’s Literature Prize, the Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature and the International Dublin Literary Award.

Dates & times

29 Oct 2017
Approximate run time: 60 mins


Level 5 Function Room, Green side, Royal Festival Hall


Booking fee: £2.50 (Members £0.00)


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