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Reading With Spiritual Eyes Book Chat

  • Roscoe Library, St Francis College 233 Milton Road Milton, QLD, 4064 Australia (map)

On Tuesday, 19 March at 5:30pm, join us for a book chat exploring Term 1's book, Shell by Kristina Olsson.

"A big, bold and hauntingly beautiful story that captures a defining moment in Australia's history.

In 1965 as Danish architect Jørn Utzon’s striking vision for the Sydney Opera House transforms the skyline and unleashes a storm of controversy, the shadow of the Vietnam War and a deadly lottery threaten to tear the country apart.

Journalist Pearl Keogh, exiled to the women’s pages after being photographed at an anti-war protest, is desperate to find her two missing brothers and save them from the draft. Axel Lindquist, a visionary young glass artist from Sweden, is obsessed with creating a unique work that will do justice to Utzon’s towering masterpiece.

In this big, bold and hauntingly beautiful portrait of art and life, Shell captures a world on the brink of seismic change though the eyes of two unforgettable characters caught in the eye of the storm.

And reminds us why taking a side matters."

For more details, and to register, click here.

Earlier Event: March 14
SFC Research Seminar
Later Event: April 5
Faith and Climate Change