|General Admission||$19.00+ BF|
Orphan X: A conversation with Gregg Hurwitz
Wednesday 1 March 2017, 7:00pm—8:30pm
An evening not to be missed for crime and thriller fans!
In partnership with Penguin Random House New Zealand, WORD Christchurch is pleased to present Gregg Hurwitz, the bestselling author of Orphan X and its sequel The Nowhere Man.
The conversation with local crime reviewer Ken Strongman will be followed by an audience Q & A and book signing, with books available to purchase on the night.
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Come and hear how this Shakespeare-tragedy scholar, crime-novel and comic-book author has now successfully created a compelling, authentic and savvy modern-day action hero. The conversation with local crime reviewer Ken Strongman will be followed by an audience Q & A and book signing.
The Washington Post said of Orphan X: 'A smart, stylish, state-of-the-art thriller [which] might give Lee Child's Jack Reacher books a run for their money.' New Zealanders have also embraced Orphan X: it was a Top 10 bestseller here in 2016.
Gregg Hurwitz is the author of 15 thrillers, including Orphan X. His novels have been shortlisted for numerous literary awards, graced top ten lists, and have been translated into 25 languages. He is also a New York Times bestselling comic book writer, having penned stories for Marvel (Wolverine, Punisher) and DC (Batman, Penguin). Additionally, he's written screenplays for many of the major studios, and written, developed, and produced television for various networks. He lives in Los Angeles.