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Massaging Himmler Book launch

by Anne M Carson

ACST

Oratory, Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers St, Abbotsford, Vic, Melbourne, VICTORIA, Australia-3067View Map

ABOUT THIS EVENT

A book launch, author reading and signing of "Massaging Himmler: A Poetic Biography of Dr Felix Kersten". A true story of a little known humanitarian. Dr Kersten was massuer to Reichsfuhrer Heinrich Himmler during WWII and used his influence to secure the relase of thousands of prisoners.

Live Piano: Rachmaninoff Prelude # 1, Op 23 by Julian Bailey. Refreshments to follow.

The book was 25 years in the making, published by Hybrid Publishers. Launched by Alex Skovron and Arno Kersten, Dr Kersten's son who has come to Australia to launch the book and promote his father's story.

Anne M Carson is a poet and essayist who has been published widely in Australia and internationally. she has bveen awarded in poetry prizes, most recently shortlisted in the NSW Women's Writers' Competition.

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