Ann Patchett: The Commonwealth
Book Discussion Group
with Jenny Richardson-Schlötter
The acclaimed, bestselling author—winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize—tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families’ lives.
Spanning five decades, Commonwealth explores how this encounter reverberates through the lives of the four parents and six children involved. Spending summers together in Virginia, the Keating and Cousins children forge a lasting bond that is based on a shared disillusionment with their parents and the strange and genuine affection that grows up between them.
Told with equal measures of humor and heartbreak, Commonwealth is a meditation on inspiration, interpretation, and the ownership of stories. It is a brilliant and tender tale of the far-reaching ties of love and responsibility that bind us together. (Amazon)
Come along and take part in our lively discussion. Newcomers welcome.
€ 5 /3 erm./FV 2
Veranstaltung findet in englischer Sprache statt.
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