Ru, Kim Thúy
On August 16th at 5.30pm, come to our Book Club at cSPACE! This month, discover the book Ru from the Vietnamese-born Canadian writer Kim Thuy and talk about it in French!
2010 Governor General’s Literary Award for French-language fiction
and France’s 2010 Grand Prix RTL-Lire.
The novel tells the tale of a woman, An Tinh Nguyen, born in Saigon in 1968 during the Tet Offensive who immigrates to Canada with her family as a child.
The book flits between her childhood in Vietnam where she was born into a large and wealthy family, her time as a boat person when she left her country for a refugee camp in Malaysia, and her life as an early immigrant in Granby, Quebec.
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.