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September Book Club: Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, by Olga Tokarczuk
September 6 @ 1:30 am - 3:00 pmFree
The book club meets every “First Sunday” throughout the year from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Music Makers space at 46 West Main Street, Waynesboro, Pa.
This month, join us for a discussion of Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, by Olga Tokarczuk.
Excerpt from The Guardian’s review of Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead:
“An astonishing amalgam of murder mystery, dark feminist comedy and paean to William Blake from the Polish winner of the 2018 International Man Booker prize…The novel is almost impossible to categorise. It is, in effect, a murder mystery: in the bleak Polish midwinter, men in an isolated village are being murdered, and it is left to Janina Duszejko, a kind of eastern European Miss Marple, to identify the murderer. But a mere whodunit would hardly satisfy a novelist who said “just writing a book to know who is the killer is wasting paper and time”, and so it is also a primer on the politics of vegetarianism, a dark feminist comedy, an existentialist fable and a paean to William Blake.”
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