The truth about this Furphy
Special event and film screening
Distinguished Australian actor John Derum presents an insight into Joseph Furphy’s famous novel Such is life.
Furphy is considered by many to be the ‘father of the Australian novel’. His 1903 Such is life is classic Australian literature, exploring the lives of bullock drivers, squatters and itinerant travellers in NSW and Victoria.
John Derum introduces the book and reads some hilarious extracts, before Furphy’s great-grandnephew Andrew talks about his family and the short film Child lost on Goolumbulla (25 minutes).
Join us for a fascinating look into Australia’s literary and rural history.
Refreshments served after the film.
Image: Joseph Furphy, National Library of Australia
Wednesday 20 November 2013, 6pm
$25 member or guest
Bookings and enquiries: 02 9225 1878
Three full working days (Monday–Friday) notice is required to qualify for a refund. All refunds attract an administration charge of 25% of the ticket price(s) with a minimum charge of $5. Not negotiable.
Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre