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Virtual Book Group: A Long Petal of the Sea, by Isabel Allende

22 March @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A Long Petal (3)

Join us for a virtual Book Group meeting to discuss A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende

Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life – and the fate of his country – forever changed. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile.

When opportunity to seek refuge arises, they board a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda to Chile, the promised ‘long petal of sea and wine and snow’. There, they find themselves enmeshed in a rich web of characters who come together in love and tragedy over the course of four generations, destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world.

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