4 Feb 2012

Anthony McCarten: absent heroes

From Saturday Morning, 9:05 am on 4 February 2012

Anthony McCarten CC BY NZatFrankfurt flickr

Anthony McCarten CC BY 2.0 NZatFrankfurt.

Anthony McCarten has created a number of novels, plays and films, including Ladies Night, Via Satellite, Weed, and Show of Hands.

Late in 2011, the film adaptation of his 2005 novel Death of a Superhero (Vintage) won the Prize of the Public and the Prize of the Youth Public at the Les Arcs European Film Festival. His new novel, In the Absence of Heroes (Vintage), is a sequel to that book.

Anthony lives in London from where he talks to Kim Hill.

Book Review - In The Absence Of Heroes

Playing Favourites with Anthony McCarten in 2008