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World Literature Book Club

World Literature Book Club Online

Where in the world will your next book take you? Join us as we sample a variety of contemporary and classical world literature, including works in translation. Our exploration of international literary perspectives and traditions provides a deeper understanding of other cultures and global diversity.

This book club meets the 4th Tuesday of each month on Zoom. To get the Zoom link please register below.

This month we'll be discussing Arturo’s Island by Elsa Morante.

On a small Island in the Tyrrhenian Sea there lives a boy as innocent as a seabird. Arturo's mother is dead; his father away. Black-clad women care for him, give him the freedom to come and go as he likes. Then the father returns with a new wife, Nunziata, a girl barely older than Arturo. At first hatred and contempt are all the boy feels for his stepmother. In time, Arturo and Nunziata re-create the tragedy and passion that are as old as the history of men and women.

 

Date:
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 Show more dates
Time:
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Online
Online:
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
Audience:
  Adults  
Categories:
  Book Clubs     Online  

Registration is required. There are 8 seats available.

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