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Our February pick for book club is a lyrical and thought-provoking novel about the timeless power of love, in all its forms.
Ella Rubenstein is a middle-aged house wife who lives a comfortable life in a large Victorian house with her husband and three children. She seems to have it all, and yet she feels unfulfilled. With this lingering feeling of unease, she takes on an assignment to review a novel titled Sweet Blasphemy, about the thirteenth-century Sufi poet Rumi and Shams of Tabriz. As she reads, she finds herself enamoured with the book and the writer. The novel makes her question the love less path she is on and inspires her to go on a journey of self-transformation.
Join us as we discuss these parallels narratives and the elements that tie them together across different cultures and centuries.
Limited copies are available in the library for members to borrow on a first-come, first-served basis.
This event is FREE and open to the public and is appropriate for ages 15 and above. Prior registration is mandatory; walk-ins will not be allowed. If you face any difficulty in registering for this event, please write to us at email@example.com.
All participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who must also be registered for the event.
Registration will close on Friday, 28th February 2020 by 12 noon sharp.