Authors Reading Author reading "Mord in Sunset Hall" - with Leonie Swann (German Event)

Mon, 06/10/2024

18:00 - 7:00 PM

Goethe-Institut Toronto

Reading and Discussion with Author Leonie Swann for german learners and native speakers

German Learners and Native Speakers, Watch Out!

Join us for a captivating evening with renowned German author Leonie Swann! This event is specially designed for German learners and native speakers alike.

Event Details:
Leonie Swann will read from her acclaimed novelMord in Sunset Hall(The Sunset Years of Agnes Sharp) in German. Following the reading, there will be an open question and discussion session with the author, providing a unique opportunity to delve into the story and explore Swann’s creative process.

About the Author:
Leonie Swann grew up near Munich and earned degrees in philosophy, communications, and psychology from Munich University and the Munich School of Philosophy. Her debut novel,Three Bags Full, was published in 2005 and became an instant hit, leading the German bestseller charts for months. It has since been translated into 26 languages and won the prestigious Glauser Prize for crime fiction in the debut category, as well as the PETA Award. She has now published seven books and lives and works in the English countryside near Cambridge.

About the Novel:
Murder in Sunset Hallfollows a quirky group of seniors living in a shared house. When they discover a dead body in their home, they must band together to uncover the truth behind the mysterious death. The novel blends humor, mystery, and heart, making it a delightful read for fans of all ages.

Masterclass Opportunity:
After the reading and discussion, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a masterclass led by Leonie Swann. This session will guide you through the process of writing your own novel, from character creation to developing your plot. The masterclass requires separate registration on Eventbrite.

Don’t miss this chance to enhance your German language skills in an engaging and interactive setting!