As part of the continuing series of events organized by the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival a "Literary Dinner with Richard Flanagan" will be held at the Indus Restaurant in Ubud on Saturday, June 6, 2009, at 7:00 p.m..Entree
Richard Flanagan - an acclaimed author, historian and film director - is a native of Tasmania where he was born in 1961.
A former president of the Tasmania University Union and a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, among his published works are Death of a River Guide (1994), A Terrible Beauty – History of the Gordon (1985). The Sound of One Hand Clapping (1997) and Gould's Book of Fish (2001).
A 1998 film The Sound of One Hand Clapping, both written and directed by Flanagan, was nominated as the 1998's best film at the Berlin Film Festval.
A Special Evening of Tasmanian Literature and Food
During the literary evening in Ubud, Richard Flanagan will be discussing his latest novel Wanting and his experience as co-screenwriter for Baz Luhrman's Australia.
As an added bonus, the evening will also feature a special 3-course dinner using Tasmanian products prepared by visiting guest chef Alicia Tiver, formerly of Tetsuya's in Sydney.
For only Rp. 350,000 (US$33.40) per person guests will enjoy the following menu:
Duck Betutu Salad on Betel Leaves
Tofu Poached in an Aromatic Broth of Spinach and Soy Vinaigrette
Crispy Skin Salmon, Sambal Matah, Rice Cake and Shiso Leaves
Tataki of Salmon, Warm Salad of Soba Noodle, Mushroom Cocktail and Spring Onion.
Apple Tarte Tatin with Vanilla Panacotta in a Chinese Tea Cup & Topped with Indonesian Fairy Floss.For More information and Bookings
Seating is limited and reservations are essential for what promises to be a memorable evening.
For reservations and more information call +62-(0)361-780 8932.
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