Eleanor Catton reads The Luminaries

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Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 | 1,961 views

Man Booker prize winner Eleanor Catton reads from her novel The Luminaries at Community Bookstore in Park Slope Brooklyn

Eleanor Catton, author of the The Luminaries and recipient of the 2013 Man Booker Prize winner read from her novel at Community Bookstore. The novel, set in in 1866 New Zealand during the second gold rush, follows a tight structure linked to the signs of the Zodiac. The story unfolds during twelve days throughout a year, each corresponding with the zodiac periods, while twelve characters, also linked to astrological symbols, find themselves caught in a murder mystery.

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