May 22nd: Reading and Discussion of Death and the Penguin

May 14, 2022 • COMING SOON, Community, Cultural, Educational, Upcoming events • Views: 31

Death and the Penguin Discussion

What: Death and the Penguin Book Discussion. Fundraiser for Ukraine: We will walk and talk on Hampstead Heath, discussing this darkly comic Ukrainian novel.

When: Sun, May 22, 2022 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM BST

Where: Daunt Books Hampstead 51 South End Road London NW3 2QB


Tickets: Donation of your choosing

  • £5 suggested donation – all £ goes to DEC Ukraine

More About the Event

This is a vital time to come together in celebration of and support for Ukrainian culture.

All money from ticket sales will go to the DEC Ukraine appeal

Set in 1990s Kyiv, our protagonist is lonely aspiring writer Viktor, with just his pet penguin for company. Viktor lands a job writing obituaries for a newspaper, only to discover that he has in fact been drawn into a sinister political trap. Deadpan, absurd, gripping and moving, this highly original novel feels especially potent now.




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