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Nordic Book Club Justine by Iben Mondrup

Tue—9-26-2017
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TUE—9-26-2017—6-7 PM, free
#NordicBookClub

Read and discuss Scandinavian literature in translation as part of our Nordic Book Club. Discussions take place the last Tuesday of the month in the Halldór Laxness Library at Scandinavia House and online in our Goodreads group during the last week of the month.

Stylistically provocative, Justine by Danish author Iben Mondrup tells the story of a young female artist whose life is upended when her house burns down with all of the paintings for her upcoming exhibit inside. A personal meditation on artistic identity, the creative process, and the male-dominated art scene, the novel veers between the erotic and the savage, resulting in a spellbinding read.

 
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