Rome: A History in Seven Sackings - An Evening with Matthew Kneale at Stowe House - Thursday 5th October @ 7.30pm
Join us at Stowe House for a glass of wine and to hear celebrated author Matthew Kneale talk about his book Rome: A History in Seven Sackings, a fascinating history of the city of Rome, seen through the eyes of its most significant sackings, from the Gauls to the Nazis and everything in between.
Described as a meticulously researched, magical and novel blend of travelogue, social and cultural history, Matthew Kneale will talk about his book and Rome, a most fascinating city with history incomparable to any other city.
Matthew Kneale has written for most of the British press including The Guardian, Telegraph and The Times. He has written five novels, including English Passengers, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and which won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award.
Venue: The Music Room, Stowe House
Running time: 1 hour plus Q&A
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