Last Monday Book Discussion Group

Meets the Last Monday of each month at 7 p.m.
At the Athens-Clarke County Library

Love discussing literature, plays, and poetry? Join us for in depth discussions of literature, plays, and poetry the last Monday of every month. If you are interested in joining please email ashull@athenslibrary.org or call (706) 613-3650 ext 358.

Fathers and Sons

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Monday, July 29, 7:00 p.m.

In the Bentley Conference Room on 2nd Floor

Fathers and Sons by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev, 1818 - 1883: Bazarov, a nihilist, advocates a materialistic view of life and disappoints his adoring parents. - From Novelist an online database accessed June 6, 2013 through GALILEO

"Against the background of the liberation of Russia's serfs during the 1860s, a generational conflict flares between older aristocrats and radical youths. Quarrels, romance, and misunderstandings ensue when an outspoken young nihilist accompanies a school friend home for an extended visit. One of the truly great 19th-century Russian novels." -From GoodReads, accessed online June 6, 2013

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