Book Discussion: Kent Haruf

with Jenny Richardson-Schlötter

The book of the evening is Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf.

In the familiar setting of Holt, Colorado, home to all of Kent Haruf's inimitable fiction, Addie Moore pays an unexpected visit to a neighbor, Louis Waters. Her husband died years ago, as did his wife, and in such a small town they naturally have known of each other for decades; in fact, Addie was quite fond of Louis's wife. His daughter lives hours away, her son even farther, and Addie and Louis have long been living alone in empty houses, the nights so terribly lonely, especially with no one to talk with. But maybe that could change? As Addie and Louis come to know each other better--their pleasures and their difficulties--a beautiful story of second chances unfolds, making Our Souls at Night the perfect final installment to this beloved writer's enduring contribution to American literature. (Amazon)

Come along and take part in our lively discussion. Newcomers welcome.

€ 5 /3 erm./FV 2

24. October 2017
19:30 – 21:00

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