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Programma:

9-okt.-2019 19:30

Lenka Horňáková – Civade – author’s reading

Writer, journalist and painter will present her latest book in Université Libre de Bruxelles this October.Her first book was awarded in France (Prix Renaudot des lycéens 2016) which is an outstanding achievement for an author writing in foreign language. 

 The book La symphonie du nouveau monde (The New World Symphony) is already the second novel which the author wrote in French. She lives in France since 1998, but she did not forget about her Czech origin. In her new book, she connects Czechoslovakia landscape with South of France: theCzechoslovak consul who is travelling to Marseille toa girl from Prague living in Strasburg, from where she wants to move to the USA in search for a better life. The novel describes multiple stories of different people and shows a traumatised Europeein the first half of 20th century and on the verge of the WWII.

 

When: 9 October at 7.30 pm

Where: Maison des Arts, Avenue Jeanne 56, 1050 Ixelles

Entry free without reservations.

The event is held in French and Czech.

During the event you will have the opportunity to buy the book La symphonie du nouveau monde 






 

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Datum:

9-okt.-2019 19:30

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In samenwerking met het Tsjechisch Centrum


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