Stapleford Granary

Event description

Wednesday 13 February  2019 

19:30  £12/ £10 (student price).

AN EVENING WITH Preti Taneja -

Presented by Literature Cambridge


A rare opportunity to meet Preti Taneja, author of We That Are Young.

This novel is a powerful retelling of Shakespeare’s King Lear, set in modern India. Winner of the prestigious Desmond Elliot Prize, the book explores power, money and social injustice in the corporate world of New Delhi. It also looks at the painful effects of partition in Kashmir.

Preti will read from this fascinating book and talk about her ideas. There will be a chance for audience members to ask questions.


What the reviewers said:

‘Fearlessly carves a territory of its own.’ – Publishers Weekly

‘Dazzlingly original – a masterpiece.’ – Spectator

‘Paints a picture of contemporary India we won’t easily forget.’ – Times of India


CAMcard holders can book at the student price.

A glass of wine will be made available! 


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