Author David Rocklin, discussing his novel, The Luminist, with host Karyn Foley at the Calabasas Library.
Kirkus Reviews raves about David Rocklin’s The Luminist: “An absolute spellbinder. In Victorian-era Ceylon, amidst colonial strife and natural splendor, taboo love unfolds. Debut novelist Rocklin blends the love-and-war sweep of Dr. Zhivago with the Heart of Darkness depth of Joseph Conrad. History, art, celebratory feminism, rapturous writing and true suspense – this is a staggeringly good book.