Simon Keable-Elliott

Tuesday evening, 11 July 19:00 - 20:30 (in the library or online)

Simon Keable-Elliott presents Utterly Immoral, the story of his grandfather and a novel that brought scandal to the writer

Simon Keable-Elliott presents Utterly Immoral: Robert Keable and his scandalous novel, about the book written by his grandfather which was condemned by critics and became an international best seller.

Utterly Immoral traces Robert Keable’s experiences from Croydon to Basutoland and on to France as a WW1 chaplain to mistreated black labourers, the novel’s success, his loss of faith, an escape to Tahiti with his secret lover, and his final relationship with an island princess.

Event organised by the Friends of Carnegie Library

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