Plague Searchers | Rob Wills | Avid Reader
Tuesday, 14 March 2023
Avid Reader Bookstore, 193 Boundary St, West End QLD 4101
Rob Wills, a Brisbane writer, has previously published works of history, including the critically acclaimed biography, Alias Blind Larry, the mostly true memoir of James Laurence the singing convict. The book was praised as ‘an absorbing, enjoyable tale underpinned by vast research,’ and ‘a great work of Australian history and a very readable book.’Rob has worked in various government departments, including a 10 year stint in the diplomatic service, with postings to Ghana and Denmark. These assignments took him to a range of West African countries, as well as to Iceland, where he had once studied as a post-grad student. He has degrees in literature and languages from the Universities of Sydney and London.