Festival talks by Keggie Carew

60. LAWRENCE OF BURMA: DADLAND

Generously supported by
THE HILLARY CHARITABLE TRUST

Winner of the 2016 Costa Biography prize, Keggie Carew, will recount how, as her ageing father descended into dementia, she undertook a quest to learn about his past. In World War II Tom Carew was parachuted behind the lines into France, then Burma where he fought with Burmese guerrillas helping not only to defeat Japan but win their independence. In peace time domestic life was more challenging!.

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