Utterly Immoral: Robert Keable’s Scandalous Novel, with Simon Keable-Elliott (at PENLEE COACH HOUSE)

Wednesday 5th July 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Event Description

Simon Keable-Elliott uncovered and tells the amazing story of his grandfather in his book, Utterly Immoral. A priest, African missionary and WW1 chaplain in France, Robert Keable published his first novel in 1922. The Fifty Shades of Grey of its day, it was deemed ‘offensive’ but went on to become a bestseller in America and a play on Broadway. Keable then ran away to live in Gauguin’s house in Tahiti and married a Tahitian princess.

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