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June 22 Club de Lecture: La Bête humaine by Emile Zola

  • Genuine Joe's Coffee Shop 2001 W Anderson Lane Austin, TX, 78757 United States (map)

AFA's June Club de Lecture session will be held June 22nd at Genuine Joe’s Coffee Shop. Get yourself a coffee or a bite to eat, or just join us to discuss La Bête humaine by Emile Zola. Club de Lecture is a members-only event.  Become an AFA member today and join book discussion on June 22nd at Genuine Joe’s, 2001 W Anderson Lane.

La Bête humaine is often cited as a masterwork, a story that details the psychological dissolution of a working man named Jacques Lantier. On board a train bound for the French port city of Le Havre, stationmaster Roubard murders a man who seduced his beautiful young wife Severine. Jacques Lantier also seduces Severine, who tries to entice Lantier to murder the abusive and controlling Roubard. Lantier has urges and tendencies of his own however that change everything and bring the novel to a brilliant close. AFA’s June Club de Lecture will meet at 2:00pm in the Board Room at Genuine Joe’s, June 22nd. Join us!