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Proms Plus Talk
18:15 Sun 2 Sep 2018 Imperial College Union
Ahead of tonight's performance of Strauss’s 'Death and Transfiguration', novelists Patricia Duncker and Belinda Bauer consider sex and death in literature. Hosted by Matthew Sweet.
Ahead of tonight's performance of Strauss’s 'Death and Transfiguration', novelists Patricia Duncker and Belinda Bauer consider sex and death in literature. Hosted by Matthew Sweet.

About This Event

Crime writer Belinda Bauer and novelist Patricia Duncker consider the challenges posed by describing sex and death in fiction. Patricia Duncker’s books include Seven Tales of Sex and Death and The Strange Case of the Composer and His Judge. Belinda Bauer has been a best-selling author since she won the Crime Writers’ Association’s Gold Dagger for her first novel Blacklands in 2010 and has been longlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize for her latest novel Snap.

Edited version broadcast on BBC Radio 3 during tonight's interval.

Booking is not required for this event. Entry is on a first-come-first-served basis. Doors open from 30 minutes before the event begins - latecomers will not be admitted. Capacity is limited: please collect a raffle ticket from the steward at the main entrance on Beit Quad to secure your place.

Image: Belinda Bauer © Jay Brooks & Patricia Duncker © Keith Morris