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Norman Mailer “The Naked and the Dead”

  • Jul 18, 2012 · 7:30 PM
  • Salon Gallery

The Classic Book Club starts at 7.30PM

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 meeting  is

NORMAN MAILER – THE NAKED AND THE DEAD ....WEDNESDAY JULY 18th


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The Naked and the Dead” by Norman Mailer

His first novel written in his early 20’s shot him to fame in the late 50’s. It was based on his World War 2 experiences in the Philippines; focussing on conflict between officers and regulars, each man's own internal conflicts and fears & questions the competence and motives of high-ranking officers. Exciting, funny, brutal & tragic…an ambitious book. 2 time Pulitzer Prize winner , radical journalist & activist , “ “tough guy” boxer , Mailer has inspired great admiration or annoyance but certainly cannot be ignored as one of the 20th centuries most penetrating & challenging thinkers.

 

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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  • London Community N.

    amazing book ; the reality of war with mature insight into the book's characters ........written when he was just in his early twenties

    September 5, 2012

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