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2nd Wednesday Lunch Group HOLIDAY POTLUCK THE DINNER by Herman Koch & BERNADETTE

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  • MEET: 11:30 Member Home- address to be emailed to attendees. Camarillo. BRING A Potluck Lunch Item to share. BRING A Wrapped Gently Used Book to Swap. WEAR Your favorite Holiday Sweater! We had a great time doing this last year. Hope you can join us! Thank you to Pam for offering your home,  Lisa for Hosting The Dinner. Thanks Liz for hosting our rescheduled WHERE'D YOU GO BERNADETTE (November selection rescheduled to the December meeting).  . 

      "A summer's evening in Amsterdam and two couples meet at a fashionable restaurant. Between mouthfuls of food and over the delicate scraping of cutlery, the conversation remains a gentle hum of politeness - the banality of work, the triviality of holidays. But the empty words hide a terrible conflict and, with every forced smile and every new course, the knives are being sharpened... Each couple has a fifteen-year-old son. Together, the boys have committed a horrifying act, caught on camera, and their grainy images have been beamed into living rooms across the nation; despite a police manhunt, the boys remain unidentified - by everyone except their parents. As the dinner reaches its culinary climax, the conversation finally touches on their children and, as civility and friendship disintegrate, each couple shows just how far they are prepared to go to protect those they love."

      Also we'll discuss the rescheduled November selection WHERE'D YOU GO BERNADETTE. 


      Bring a potluck shared dish for our holiday lunch! Bring a wrapped gently used book that anyone in the group will enjoy!  

      Sure to be a fun discussion and holiday cheer. See you there!

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  • Carla Maureen R.

    Looking forward to seeing with you again !

    1 · 3 days ago

  • ellen

    So sorry to be MIA for so long. I really love this group, and am at times struggling to manage commitments and emergencies with aplomb (as are we all!). See you in Dec. if not before. BTW, "The Dinner" is a terrific book for discussion! It was made into a not-so-great movie, which was a correspondingly great disappointment. Saw it on youtube, I think.

    Warmest regards to all.

    2 · September 29

    • Nancy T.

      Will be glad to see you!

      September 29

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