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73. A Boy's Life
73. A Boy's Life

Presented by The Vancouver Writers Fest

Camille Bordas, John Boyne, Wayne Johnston
Moderator: Bill Richardson

Three accomplished writers look up at the complicated, messy world of adults through the eyes of their young, male protagonists. Canada’s Wayne Johnston tells his new novel through the perspective of 14-year-old Ned who, when his parents disappear, is enmeshed in the Newfoundland poverty that his father had escaped. Ireland’s John Boyne, whose narrator in The Boy in the Striped Pajamas was nine, begins his new novel with a male narrator still in the womb, whose travel through the world of Catholic, post-war Ireland is anything but easy. France’s Camille Bordas relates the confusions of adolescence through an 11-year-old boy, simmering with anger. What do children see that adults don’t?

Presented with the support of the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in Canada.

Waterfront Theatre
1412 Cartwright Street

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Date
Time
Waterfront Theatre
 
10/21/2017 10:30 AM