A Bell for Adano | Book Club

Kdy: 14.01.2020 - 17:00 - 18:00
Kde:  Americké centrum, Tržiště 13, Praha 1 – Malá Strana
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Join our Book Club as we focus on A Bell for Adano, a 1944 novel by American writer and journalist John Hersey.

It tells the story of an Italian-American officer in Sicily during World War II who wins the respect and admiration of the people of the town of Adano by helping them find a replacement for the town bell that Fascists had melted down for rifle barrels.  A Bell for Adano was published in 1944 and won the Pulitzer Price in 1945,  hailed as a classic war novel.  As we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II this year, come join us for a fascinating look into the human face of the war.  

In English.