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Library Through the Lens: Lunchtime Lit 'Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol'
Each month, join James McCluskey-Garcia from Reading Companions Australia over lunch for a storytime session just for adults!

December's read is A Christmas Carol, a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843. This classic tale recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come.

James will read an excerpt from the book and discuss plot, character, themes, history of the author and book before online Q&A/discussion from our listeners.

Dec 10, 2020 12:00 PM in Adelaide

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Speakers

James McCluskey-Garcia
Founder/Reader @Reading Companions Australia
James Mccluskey-Garcia trained at The Centre for the Performing Arts (A.C. Arts) as an actor in 1991. He's since worked for Belvoir St, Sydney, Opera Australia, The Australian Ballet, Quasimodo Productions, Independent Theatre, Matt Bryrne Media, IpSkip Productions, SA Playwrights Theatre, G & S Society of SA, Emma Knights Productions, Mercury's Wings Theatre Company, Hills Musical Company. Favourite roles include George Banks (Mary Poppins), Juror # 3 (12 Angry Men), Frank (Educating Rita), Cassius (Julius Caesar), Dr Rank (A Doll's House). Film and Televison credits include roles in Fat Pizza, Breakers, Wanted series 3, The Night We Called It A Day, Pine Gap, and Mortal Combat. James is about to be seen as Chieftan Rakharim in the online series Warpath Chronicles, as a hotel owner in the independent film Phychosis and as community college Dean in the feature film Fate Of The Night.