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Open invitation to Melbourne book launch: The Collaborator by Diane Armstrong
August 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$10
Sydney-based Sisters in Crime, Diane Armstrong, is a child Holocaust survivor who was born in Poland in 1939 and arrived in Australia in 1948. An award-winning journalist and bestselling author, she has written six books. Her family memoir Mosaic: A Chronicle of Five Generations was short-listed for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award for Non-Fiction as well as for the National Biography Award. In 2000, The Voyage of Their Lifewas shortlisted in the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. Her first novel Winter Journey was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Literary Award. Her second novel Nocturne won the Women Writers’ Society Fiction Award. Empire Day, a novel set in post-war Sydney, was published in 2011.
The Collaborator features an act of heroism, the taint of collaboration, a doomed love affair, and an Australian woman who travels across the world to discover the truth…
Based on a true story set in Hungary during World War II, it explores the moral complexities and tragic consequences of a daring act by a Jewish journalist who dares to confront Adolf Eichmann to rescue over 1500 Hungarian Jews from the camps.
7pm Thursday 22 August.
Melbourne Jewish Holocaust Centre, 13 – 15 Selwyn St., Elsternwick, Victoria, 3185
- August 22, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
- Event Category:
- Author Events
- Event Tags:
- Australian crime writing, crime books, crime fiction, crime writing, Diane Armstrong, woman author, women crime writers, women's crime writing, women's writing
- Melbourne Jewish Holocaust Centre
13 – 15 Selwyn St.,
Elsternwick, Vic 3185 Australia + Google Map