Book Club 

Discover this moving French story!

On Tuesday, April 11th at 5:30 p.m., join us at the Alliance Française to talk about the 1908 novel "Anne et la maison au pignon vert" (in English "Anne of Green Gables", written by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Written for all ages, it has been considered a classic children's novel since the mid-20th century. Set in the late 19th century, the novel recounts the adventures of 11 year old orphan girl Anne Shirley sent by mistake to two middle-aged siblings, Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, who had originally intended to adopt a boy to help them on their farm in the fictional town of Avonlea in Prince Edward Island, Canada. The novel recounts how Anne makes her way through life with the Cuthberts, in school, and within the town. . 

Please note that it is necessary to have read the book before the event. Members can borrow the book from our library or purchase it from our partner, Owl's Nest Books. The minimum level required is B2, but this event is also open to Francophones.


Next book-clubs:
Mai "Les enfants sont rois " by Delphine de Vigan.

Find the list of all our book club by clicking here.

A propos de l'histoire:

Sur le quai de la gare, Marilla et Matthew attendent l'orphelin qui les aidera sur leur ferme. C'est une rouquine aux yeux pétillants qui se présente... Jouir de la magie des mots, rire de ses propres défauts, s'émerveiller face à la nature, découvrir un coin de pays pittoresque, voilà ce qui nous attend dans ce roman inoubliable.