Deaf News: Nick Sturley’s novel ‘Innocents of Oppression’ launched!

Posted on October 30, 2012



After 2 years and 200,000 words, last week saw the official launch of Nick Sturley’s new novel, Innocents of Oppression at Remark London.

Over 80 guests attended the successful launch party, including many leading figures from the Deaf world, including the British Deaf Association’s CEO David Buxton, Remark’s Mark Nelson, Deaf Parenting UK’s Sabina Iqbal, and Dr Paddy Ladd.

After Steve Crump of Action Deafness Books opened the speeches, Nick Sturley gave a talk about the process of writing the novel – his second after he self-published Milan in 2003 – over the last two and half years.

After signing the books, Sturley said: “It was a great launch and a fitting end to a long journey. For me, this end is only the beginning because the book’s now out and I do hope that it will make an impact on the big issue of the poor state of Deaf education here. It’s a work of fiction, yes, but it uses real–life experiences against the real Deaf education backdrop, which, I hope, will answer many unanswered questions. I’m really glad that the book’s finally published!”

For more information and to order a copy, go to: http://www.innocentsofoppression.com

The Limping Chicken is supported by Deaf media company Remark!, provider of sign language services Deaf Umbrella, and the RAD Deaf Law Centre.

The Limping Chicken is the UK’s deaf blogs and news website, and is the world’s most popular deaf blog. It is edited by Deaf journalist and filmmaker Charlie Swinbourne.

Please note that the views of the writers are their own, and not necessarily the views of the Editor or site as a whole. Read our disclaimer here.

Find out how to write for us by clicking here, or sign a blog for us by clicking here! Or just email thelimpingchicken@gmail.com.

Make sure you never miss a post by finding out how to follow us, and don’t forget to check out what our supporters  provide:

 

Posted in: deaf news