Réparer les vivants, Maylis de Kerangal
On June 21st, at 5pm, come to our Book Club at AFC downtown! Each month, you will discover a new book from a French-speaking author and talk about it in French.
A novel with 10 literary awards (France culture Télérama, Grand prix RTL-Lire...)
In the depths of a winter's night, the heart of Simon Limbeau is resting, readying itself for the day to come. In a few hours' time, just before six, his alarm will go off and he will venture into the freezing dawn, drive down to the beach, and go surfing with his friends. A trip he has made a hundred times and yet, today, the heart of Simon Limbeau will encounter a very different course.But for now, the black-box of his body is free to leap, swell, melt and sink, just as it has throughout the years of Simon's young life. 5.50 a.m.This is his heart. And here is its story.
This is FREE for members (level B1 minimum).
If you want to become a member of the Alliance Française, follow this LINK.
Please read the book before attending. Note that the book club will open with 3 or more students!
If you can't find a copy, you can go to our partner Owl's Nest Books in Brittania (SW) to order one. You'll have 10% discount on the book when you show your membership card!
To see the list of books we studied in the past book club, click here.