English Conversation and Literature
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? Books:28 October: Exit West-Moshin Hamid, ISBN 978-9-0-241-97906-8 A love story in Lahore-theme: strangers25 November: The Waves-Virginia Woolf, ISBN 978-0199642922 Special language, theme: life-long friendship23 December: The Dutch House-Ann Patchett, ISBN 978-1-5266-1495-7 Just released-theme: domestic drama20 January: Possession-A.S.Byatt, ISBN 978-0-099-80040-8 Literary detective novel (600 pages, but worth it)17 February: Educated-Tara Westover, ISBN 978-1-9848-5485-8 A coming-of-age memoir: Idaho-survivalist17 March:The Garden of Evening Mist-Tan Twan Eng, ISBN 978-1-78689-389-5 A story of art, war, love and memory-slow, meditative14 April: Nemesis-Philip Roth, ISBN 978-0-099-54226-1 A realistic novel about an epidemic. Fear, panic, anger, bewilderment, suffering and pain.