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World Literature Book Club

At Night All Blood Is Black by David Diop

2024-01-02 14:30:00 2024-01-02 15:30:00 America/New_York World Literature Book Club Reed Memorial Library - Carlin Room

Tuesday, January 02
2:30pm - 3:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-01-02 14:30:00 2024-01-02 15:30:00 America/New_York World Literature Book Club Join us for a discussion of David Diop's At Night All Blood Is Black, winner of the 2021 International Booker Prize Award. Copies will be available one month in advance. Reed Memorial Library - Carlin Room

Reed Memorial Library

Carlin Room

Join us for a discussion of David Diop's At Night All Blood Is Black, winner of the 2021 International Booker Prize Award. Copies will be available one month in advance.

David Diop's award winning novel blends oral story-telling, and day-to-day journalistic account that recreates the horror of life in World War I trenches. The story is told through the journals of a Senegalese soldier, Alfa Ndiaye, who was recruited to fight alongside the French army during World War I. When his friend, Matemba Diop, is seriously injured and begs him to spare him the pain of a long agonizing death in No Man's Land, Alfa Ndiaye is unable to commit the mercy killing and wrestles a descend into madness as he hatches out a plan to revenge his friend's death.  Limited to 15 participants.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Discussion |

TAGS: | Adult |

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