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Great Literature Discussion – Péter Nádas: A Book Of Memories (Online)
June 1, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This big Hungarian novel follows a novelist involved in a romantic triangle in East Berlin; interwoven with the main story are sections of a novel the main character is writing, about a German novelist at the turn of the 20th century.
Susan Sontag called Péter Nádas’ 1986 book “the greatest novel written in our time, and one of the great books of the century.”
Literary works will be discussed based on what can be found in the text in order to enrich each other’s interpretation of the novel/novella. All are welcome to join and any edition or translation of the book under discussion can be used. Read the work in advance and be prepared to discuss the aspects of interest to you by referring to specific related text and reading it to the group. Moderated by Ethical NYC member Gunther Tielemans.
For access information, please contact Gunther.