Engels, Conversatie en Literatuur
This is a course for literature lovers who like reading and discussing a good book in English. We will talk about the author, the structure, the themes and the caracters in the book.
Reading is a healthy habit in a hectic world. It gives pleasure and often food for thought. Why not join a group on Thursday mornings to share thoughts and discuss the author, the theme, the caracters and the culture? The first novel discussed on October 26 wil be The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennet.
October 26, The Vanishing Half - Brit Bennet (USA,2021) EAN 9780593418598-389 p. A family story of two identical black twins (1950-2000)
November 23, The Midnight Library – Matt Haig (UK, 2021) EAN 9781786892737-300 P. A story about life, regret and hope.
December 11, People like us – Louise Fein (UK, 2021) EAN 9781789545029-544 p. Compelling tale of forbidden love set in Leipzig, 1930s
January 11, South! The story of Shackleton’s last ex- EAN 9781979180559 - 276 p. pedition 1914-1971-Sir Ernest Shackleton- 276 pages (if not available, see below)
Endurance. Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage to the Antartic- EAN 9780753809877-304 p. Alfred Lansing (USA, 1959)
February 8, 2023 This Island of Sea Women –Lisa See EAN 9781471183836-389 p. (USA, 2020) Female frienship on a small Korean island
March 8, 2023 A gentleman in Moscow- Amor Towles EAN 9780099558781-329 p. (USA) Russian revolution and aristrocacy.
April 5, 2023 The Weekend - Charlotte Wood (AUS, 2021) EAN 9780593089445-272 p. The exploration of growing old and growing up.