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The character Lauri plays in Mr Pip feels obliged to engage and educate the children of Bougainville.

Creating a fantasy world to keep troubles at bay

Mar 27, 2015 5:50 AM

THERE'S trouble in paradise, where one man's unconventional approach to the problems of a distant Pacific isle is to fuel imaginations and create a fantasy world for the kids he teaches by reading aloud from a classic of English literature. The words of Charles Dickens are an essential element

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