2018-05 Book Club

What: By a Slow River by Philippe Claudel

When: 16 May, 19:30 – RSVP on Meetup (optional ;))

Where: Restaurant Werdguet

Philippe Claudel is one my favourite young French authors. He wrote the screenplay for the movie “I’ve Loved You So Long”, which made me cry like a small child. “By a Slow River” is also known by the name “The Grey Souls” and is a crime story settled in France during WW1. I liked it a lot, it has a clever (tragic) ending and a general richness of feelings and images, which makes me expect you’ll like it too. This book won the renowned Prix Renaudot in France.

Pitch text by: Andrei

First suggested: July 2017

Supporter(s): Andrei, Miriam, Haaike, Guido, Wendy

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