Book Club

Le sumo qui ne pouvait pas grossir

On November 23rd, at 5pm, come to our Book Club! Each month, you will discover a new book from a French-speaking author and talk about it in French.

Jun is a rebellious teenager running wild on the streets of Tokyo away from his family to whom he refuses to speak.His encounter with a master sumo wrestler, who spots his potential to be fat despite his slight frame, leads him into one of the most mysterious practices of the martial arts. Through him, Jun discovers an unimagined world of strength, intelligence and self-acceptance.But how can he become Zen when he is beset by grief and violence? How can he become a sumo wrestler when he can't put on weight? Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt is the author of famous books like Odette Toulemonde or Oscar and the Lady in Pink.

If you're interested and you have a B1.2 level (or higher), don't hesitate and


This is FREE for members. If you want to become a member of the Alliance Française, follow this  LINK.

Please read the book before attending.

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!

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