Spanish Book Club: September session – El Túnel by Ernesto Sabato.


 Join us on September 19th for the Spanish Marks Book Club, where we will discuss the highly acclaimed book, El Túnel by Ernesto Sabato. Ticket price includes a copy of the book, food/drink from the author’s country and a session coordianted by our experienced tutor, Luis!

DATE: Tuesday, September 19th, 7-8pm
WHERE: 143 Strand, London, WC2R 1JA
PRICE: £15

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Event Description: 

All ticket proceeds go to the children’s charities: Shaftesbury Young People and Asociacion Fatima. Find more details below:

Spanish club

Things to Note:

We have a laid back atmoshpere with most of the discussion in Spanish. It is an event for those who love literature and Spanish, and want to spend an evening discussing the chosen book whilst enjoing tapas and a glass of wine. It is not a language lesson, but an informal discussion about the book and it’s themes, allowing you to practice Spanish in a warm, friendly and culturally-rich setting!

Receive a copy of El Túnel when you purchase a ticket, so you can read in advance. Free delivery of the book for tickets bought before 25th August. Otherwise please collect your copy from Hotel Strand Continental, 143 Strand, London WC2R 1JA.

We recommend you purchasing your ticket soon as the maximum number of participants is 10, and demand is high! Purchase tickets from here.

About El Túnel and level of Spanish:

El Túnel is a dark, psychological novel about a deranged painter, Juan Pablo Castel, and his obsession with a woman. Castel proceeds to tell from his jail cell, the series of events which lead him to murdering the only person capable of understanding him. 

If you are able to understand approximately 80% of the below extract, we recommend you joining us for this session:

Bastará decir que soy Juan Pablo Castel, el pintor que mató a María Iribarne; supongo que el proceso está en el recuerdo de todos y que no se necesitan mayores explicaciones sobre mi persona. Aunque ni el diablo sabe qué es lo que ha de recordar la gente, no por qué. En realidad, siempre he pensado que no hay memoria colectiva, lo que quizá sea una forma de defensa de la especie humana.

Future events:

The book club is held once a month with a different book each month. We change the country, theme and style of literature, and always choose highly acclaimed books of great quality.

¡Esperamos verte pronto!

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