Oxford Translation Day – A Discussion and Reading of Max Lobe’s A Long Way from Douala

A Long Way from Douala book cover

A Long Way from Douala is the first publication in English of a work by Max Lobé, a Cameroonian writer hailed as an important new voice in African writing. His poignant novel explores important issues, such as violence, terrorism, homosexuality, and migration.

At this online event, Ros Schwartz, the novel’s acclaimed translator, discusses and reads from the novel. This session will also include a Q&A with the audience.

This event is part of Oxford Translation Day, organised by Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation (OCCT).

Find out more and register for the event on the OCCT website.

(Register by 10 June)