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Re: [bookclub-812] New Meetup: Kafka: The Metamorphosis

From: Kara
Sent on: Thursday, October 21, 2010 12:08 PM
There are now 9 people on the waiting list.  (A few even were added
after I added myself just 24 hours ago!)
Since there are so many interested in this great novella, would anyone
have issue with us "waiting list" people having a meetup nearby at
Algiers Cafe (so as not to overwhelm Crema)?

I think there will be even more signing up in the next 10 days . . .

Kara O'Donnell, Esq.
O'Donnell Law Offices
Locations in Quincy and Hingham
Blog:  http://quincylega...­ O'Donnell, Esq.
O'Donnell Law Offices
Locations in Quincy and Hingham
Blog:�� http://quincylega...­

On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 2:27 PM, Arlinda S. <[address removed]> wrote:
> Announcing a new Meetup for Classic Books!
> What: Kafka: The Metamorphosis
> When: Sunday, October 31,[masked]:00 PM
> Price: $2.50 per person
> Where: Crema Cafe
> 27 Brattle St
> Cambridge, MA 02138
> [masked]
> "As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself
> transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect."
> This startling, bizarre, yet surprisingly funny first sentence, opens
> Kafka's best known and most read work, The Metamorphosis. It is the story of
> a young man who, transformed overnight into a giant beetle-like insect,
> becomes an object of disgrace to his family, an outsider in his own home, a
> quintessentially alienated man. A harrowing -- though absurdly comic --
> meditation on human feelings of inadequacy, guilt, and isolation, The
> Metamorphosis has taken its place as one of the most widely read and
> influential works of modern fiction.
> No doubt, many of you have read, and perhaps reread this. I invite you to
> read it again, in a good translation, and on what seems like the ideal time
> of year to fully appreciate its tone and atmosphere, Halloween night.
> RSVP to this Meetup:
> http://www.meetup...­
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