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PROMS READING
Proms Reading
17:45 Sat 21 Jul 2018 Imperial College Union
An exploration of the narrative voice with Sarah Dillon and Richard Beard.
An exploration of the narrative voice with Sarah Dillon and Richard Beard.

About This Event

The narrative voice is hard to capture but vital to the success of any novel – from the first person to the third person, the narrator guides and leads us - and sometimes deceives us - as we read. Sarah Dillon will be joined by the novelist Richard Beard, whose memoir The Day That Went Missing was published to great acclaim last year. They’ll be discussing the literary voice: first, third or rarely seen second person narrators, comic narrators and slippery unreliable narrators. Illustrated with a selection of readings by Fenella Woolgar, Sarah and Richard will investigate some of the best voices in fiction
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; capacity is limited).

List of titles:
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Bridget Jones’s Diary – Helen Fielding
The Divers Clothes Lie Empty – Vendela Vida
Wolf Hall – Hilary Mantel
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night by Mark Haddon
Room by Emma Donaghue
The Day That Went Missing by Richard Beard