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A Lithuanian Classic: Music & Words for White Shroud with MEROPE

  • Golden Hare Books 68 Saint Stephen Street Edinburgh, Scotland, EH3 5AQ United Kingdom (map)

From the event page:

Join Golden Hare Books in Edinburgh for an evening of music and words in celebration of cult Lithuanian novel WHITE SHROUD by Antanas Škėma, Lithuanian avant-garde writer from the mid-20th century. 

in collaboration with

Lithuanian Art & Culture in the UK


Vagabond Voices

Ask any well-read Lithuanian who completed high school after 2002 which work of literature they remember best from their studies and you are almost guaranteed to hear: “Antanas Škėma’s White Shroud – that’s my favourite novel!”

Golden Hare Books is delighted to be taking part in a special series of events in Edinburgh, Glasgow and London celebrating the cult classic piece of literature by Antanas Škėma, White Shroud. At this FREE event, discover this modern classic – originally published as Balta drobulė in 1958 – newly translated by Karla Gruodis and published by Glasgow independent publisher Vagabond Voices. This is a unique opportunity to hear words and music highlighting an important piece of 20th century literature.