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Book Club #5: Stupeur et Tremblements

"Supeur et Tremblements" is a novel written by Amélie Nothomb and published in 1999 at Albin Michel.

According to ancient Japanese protocol, foreigners deigning to approach the emperor did so only with fear and trembling. Terror and self-abasement conveyed respect. Amélie, our well-intentioned and eager young Western heroine, goes to Japan to spend a year working at the Yumimoto Corporation. Returning to the land where she was born is the fulfillment of a dream for Amélie; working there turns into comic nightmare

Join us on Monday 19 June at 6:15pm!

*Discussion will be in French - an intermediate level in French (B1/B2) is required..