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Kei Miller: Edinburgh Book Festival

Saturday 17 Aug 2019, 20:30 to 21:30

Baillie Gifford Corner Theatre
Charlotte Square Gardens
United Kingdom


From rural Nigeria to Mount Olympus, Inua Ellams’s verse novel The Half God of Rainfall interweaves ancient and urban myths to tell a story of pride, power and revenge. Forward Prize-winner Kei Miller explores legends, histories and landscapes on the fringes of Jamaican society in his collection In Nearby Bushes. Join them for a celebration of the emotive powers of narrative verse.

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