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Wednesday 18 March
6pm arrival for a 6.30pm start
Avid Reader Bookshop
Krissy Kneen is in-conversation with Liam Pieper at the launch of his latest novel, Sweetness and Light; an intoxicating, unsettling story of the battle between light and dark, love and lust, morality and corruption.
India, monsoon season. Connor, an Australian expat with a brutal past, spends his time running low-stakes scams on tourists in a sleepy beachside town. Sasha, an American in search of spiritual guidance, heads to an isolated ashram in the hope of mending a broken heart.
When one of Connor’s grifts goes horribly wrong, it sets in motion a chain of events that brings the two lost souls together – and as they try to navigate a world of gangsters, gurus and secret agendas, they begin to realise that within the ashram’s utopian community, something is deeply, deeply wrong…
For ticketing and further information, visit the Avid Reader website, call them on 3846 3422, or pop into the shop at 193 Boundary Street, West End