The event is organised by Evening on Campus, in collaboration with the University of Malta's Department of English and the British Council.
Tickets (8 Euros) can be purchased at the door or from the Communications & Alumni Relations Office on campus, Room 133.
(born in South London in 1935), is a graduate and Honorary Fellow of University College London. He is Emeritus Professor of English Literature at the University of Birmingham, where he taught from 1960 until 1987, when he retired to write full-time. Lodge’s suburban upbringing in a traditional Catholic family in the austere conditions of post-war England is reflected in his early fiction (The Picturegoers,1960).
Ginger, You’re Barmy (1962), his second novel, drew on his own experience of national service, while The British Museum is Falling Down (1965), a comic novel, is the story of a poor Catholic graduate working on his thesis in the Reading Room of the British Museum. Some of his best known novels include How Far Can You Go? (1980), Paradise News (1991), Therapy (1995), Changing Places (1975), Thinks ... (2001), Author, Author: A Novel (2004) and Deaf Sentence (2008). Lodge’s latest book - A Man of Parts – is a biographical novel about H. G. Wells.
David Lodge is a successful playwright and screenwriter, and has adapted both his own work and other writers’ novels for television.