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The Fraud

Zadie Smith
In conversation with David Ulin
September 20, 2023

Highly acclaimed novelist Zadie Smith comes to Los Angeles to discuss her historical novel, The Fraud, based on real events involving the “Tichborne Trial,” one of the longest and most controversial trials in England during the Victorian Age. Looking at Jamaica and Britain, truth and fiction, and fraudulence and authenticity, Smith mines with great precision the intricacies and inequities of a trial that divided a country.

Smith will be in conversation with renowned writer, editor, and book critic David Ulin.

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