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Robert Lukins: The Everlasting Sunday

Fri 6 Sep, 1pm
SLV, North Rotunda

Set during an unforgiving winter in 1960s England, Robert Lukins’ remarkable debut captures young male camaraderie and foolishness in a net of tender storytelling. Described by David Malouf as the best thing he read in 2018, The Everlasting Sunday grips the attention and forces us to consider essential questions about masculinity and vulnerability. With Thuy On.

Update to previously advertised information: this event now takes place in State Library Victoria, North Rotunda.

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Robert Lukins is the author of the critically-acclaimed novel, The Everlasting Sunday. He has worked as a journalist, art historian, and postman.

Thuy On is a freelance arts journalist and critic who has written for a range of publications including The Australian, The Saturday Paper, Fairfax, ArtsHub and Books+Publishing. For the last 7 years she's been The Big Issue's books editor.

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