Emma Jane Kirby: The Optician of Lampedusa
Sun 8 Oct
16:00 - 17:00
St Nicolas Parish Centre
£10, £9 concessions
The true story of an ordinary man who saved the lives of drowning migrants on the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa, and the courage and tragedy that resulted from this terrible event.
The author is a journalist specialising in international affairs, who won the Bayeux-Calvados Award for War Correspondents for her report, resulting in this book.