Masculinity, loneliness and female desire - Sea State: with Tabitha Lasley

Masculinity, loneliness and female desire - Sea State: with Tabitha Lasley

5:30pm - 6:30pm / Sunday 10th October 2021 / Venue: Victoria Gallery & Museum
Type: Other / Category: University / Series: Liverpool Literary Festival
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Journalist & debut novelist Tabitha Lasley discuss the origins of her new book, Sea State, which explores the lives of North Sea oil riggers. ‘Offshore’ is a way of life for generations of British workers, primarily working-class men, but is also a potent metaphor for wider social issues we often fail to confront – identity, class, masculinity, the fragility of financial security and the transactional nature of desire. Sea Scape is a candid and personal account of the lives of those offshore oil workers, exploring issues of rootlessness and the search for home.

A book signing with the author will be available through the festival bookseller, Blackwell's following the event.