The Consulate General of Germany New York and Deutsches Haus at NYU, in collaboration with the German Language School Conference (GLSC), present a reading from Reckless 1, which is part of Cornelia Funke's acclaimed and ongoing MirrorWorld series, followed by a conversation between the renowned German storyteller and illustrator and Juliane Camfield, Director of Deutsches Haus at NYU. This reading and conversation, which will also include a Q&A, is presented in the context of the GLSC’s annual conference (November 13-15, 2020). An introduction to the event will be provided by Consul General David Gill.
About the novel:
For the first time in his life, Jacob Reckless is afraid. For years he’s stolen across to another world. A dark enchanted place he’s loved for its treasure, secrets and dangers. Until now. Will, his younger brother, has followed him with terrible consequences: The boy will turn to beast; the girl he loves will break her heart and chaos will rule forever, unless Jacob can spin a fairytale to save them …
About the author:
Cornelia Funke tells stories for all ages--as storytellers do--for book eaters and those who don't succumb easily to printed magic. She is the bestselling author of Dragon Rider, The Thief Lord, and the Inkworld and MirrorWorld series. She lives in Malibu, California, on her avocado farm with her donkeys, ducks, and dogs. Learn more about Cornelia at her website: www.corneliafunke.com
Location & Time:
Saturday, November 14, 5.00 - 6.15 PM
Please register via Zoom.us/Webinar/CorneliaFunke
Registration is free and the event is open to the general public. Only registered attendees will receive Zoom meeting information prior to the event.