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Delve into the many lives of Henry Savery, Australia’s first novelist, described by Tom Keneally as ‘a man whose own story is as picaresque as anything inside the covers of the novel’.

Written with the assistance of an Australia Council grant, A Forger’s Tale won the 2010 Fellowship of Australian Writers Walter Stone Award for Life Writing.

LAUNCH EVENTS

MELBOURNE
When: 6pm Thursday 17 November, at Captains of Industry, level 1, 2 Somerset place

HOBART
When: 6pm Friday 18 November, Fuller’s Bookshop, 131 Collins St, Hobart, with Lindsay Tuffin, publisher Tasmanian Times
Arcade Publications http://www.arcadepublications.com/