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Gulwali Passarlay - The Lightless Sky
Sat, April 22, 2017, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM BST
Gulwali Passarlay wa ssent away from Afghanistan at the age of twelve, after his father was kiulled in a gun battle with the US army. He made a 12 month Odyssey across Europe , spending time in prison, suffering hunger, making a terrifying journey across the mediterranean in a tiny boat and enduring endless months in the camp at Calais.
He survived, made it to Britain, was fostered and won a place at a top University. He carried an Olympic torch in 2012. A powerful memoir celebrating the triumph of courage over adversity.
Gulwali will be talking about his book and experiences and will be available to answer questions.