You’ve heard him on the radio, seen him in the Doug Anthony Allstars and his Conversations podcast is the most downloaded show in Australia. Now Richard Fidler has published his first book Ghost Empire. It’s the story of a journey with his son through Constantinople and the Byzantine Empire. Richard brings his empathy and insight to this beautifully written tale of a clash of civilizations and the bonds of a father and son.

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Presented with Ryde Library.

Richard Fidler (Australian)

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Richard Fidler is the author of Ghost Empire: the story of his journey to Istanbul with his son Joe, to uncover the history of the lost civilisation of Byzantium. Richard is also the presenter of Conversations with Richard Fidler on ABC Radio. The Conversations podcast is the most downloaded show in Australia. In another life, he was a member of Australian comedy trio The Doug Anthony Allstars (DAAS), which played to audiences all over the world.