Alexander Trocchi

King of the British Beats

 


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Glaswegian-born Alexander Trocchi, a brilliant student of philosophy, went to Paris to achieve literary fame and start new movements in that city. But heroin ruined his career and killed him in the end. Nevertheless he wrote some extraordinary fiction, some of it autobiographical, and he has become a cult figure and inspiration to a younger generation. John Calder talks about the man and actors will read from his work.

  • 6.45pm
  • £5 (conc £3)

Where

Calder Bookshop
51 The Cut, London, SE1 8LF
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