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"Guy de Maupassant" - "short stories" February 12th 2012

  • Feb 12, 2012 · 7:00 PM
  • Salon Gallery

The Classic Book Club starts at 7PM (usually on Sundays)

Entrance £2 ( to cover cost of room hire ) FREE TEA & COFFEE. (or bring your own wine or beer).....then we often retire to the local pub afterwards.

The next BOOK CLUB meetings  are :- 

February 12th. Guy de Maupassant - short stories He was a popular 19th-century French writer, considered one of the fathers of the modern short story and one of the form's finest exponents characterized by their economy of style & mixture gentle humour & tragedy . Several describe the futility of war and the innocent civilians who, caught in the conflict. From the Penguin Classics (A Parisian Affair & other stories) we could read to discuss “Two friends” ,“The Necklace” , “ Lull-a-bye” & the famous “Boule de Suif” & any more you fancy !

next meeting  >>> Emily Dickenson - selected poems (date TBA)

EVEN IF YOU HAVE NOT FINISHED THE CURRENT BOOK PLEASE STILL FEEL FREE TO COME

"I like the choice of books; classy, often quirky and always with literary merit"

Location: to SEE MAP click on READ MORE

Location: ( map below)
Salon Meeting Room,
First Floor, 1a Hollybush Place,
(Off Bethnal Green Road) E2 9QX

We are Just across from Bethnal Green Tube(one stop after Liverpool St- central line) From the tube station, walk under iron railway bridge. Hollybush Place is immediately the FIRST STREET ON YOUR RIGHT, JUST NEXT TO THE RAILWAY BRIDGE. The “Globe” Estate agents ( a red painted shop,is right on it’s corner)
No 1A is just 10 yards down the street.Go to the first floor & across the roof patio to the gallery meeting room.
(Also nearest buses are: 8, 106, 254, 309, 388, D3, D6 )

If you get lost call[masked] & I will be happy to direct you.



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  • Carlo

    It was a really stimulating discussion, veering off on all sorts of topics, even though only four people showed up. Various writers, novels, films, and philosophical standpoints were discussed. Looking forward to the next one!

    February 12, 2012

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