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A powerful novel: "Native Son" by Richard Wright

Hosted by the Consul of the Berlin Let's Talk Books Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Tue 29 Aug 19:00 - 21:30

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Info added on August 21st:

We have a new location as unfortunately the Generator beautiful room I had in mind turns out that requires a renting fee...
The new and final location for this event is "Tischlein Dech Dich"Protected content More details available top of the event page.
Weather permitting, the front terrace welcomes us at one of its two large tables or, as an alternative we have reserved the Blue-White table (see attached pictures).
If we are going to be less than 8, we could also move to the lounge fireplace cosy area.

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Thank you Helena K. for recommending this book to us!

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Right from the start, Bigger Thomas had been headed for jail. It could have been for assault or petty larceny; by chance, it was for murder and rape. Native Son tells the story of this young black man caught in a downward spiral after he kills a young white woman in a brief moment of panic.

Set in Chicago in the Protected content , Wright's powerful novel is an unsparing reflection on the poverty and feelings of hopelessness experienced by people in inner cities across the country and of what it means to be black in America.