Michael Rosen: The Disappearance of Emile Zola


Discover the incredible story of Emile Zola’s escape to London in the aftermath of the scandalous Dreyfus Affair. Michael Rosen, Children’s Laureate and author of more than 140 books enjoyed by children and adults alike, offers an intriguing and personal insight into the mind, the love, and the politics of Zola in a book published this year by Faber & Faber. He will take you behind the scenes of the famous J’accuse that forced Zola to leave Paris in disgrace. Michael will be in conversation with Sarah Ardizzone, with whom he worked on the programme Zola in Norwood (BBC Radio 3).

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The Disappearance of Emile Zola
The Disappearance of Emile Zola (Faber, 2017)

Beyond Words Festival
6.00pm - 7.00pm £10, conc. £8

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Emile Zola Michael Rosen* Sarah Ardizzone*