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October 2019

Literature Lecture and Lunch: Death in Venice by Thomas Mann

3rd October, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

** PLEASE NOTE THIS LECTURE IS ON A THURSDAY ** In this exquisite short novel Mann explores the loss of dignity of an ageing great artist, based on Gustav Mahler. Held captive in a Venice reeking with cholera, Mann’s character exposes the pathetic pursuit of an impossible love. Published in 1912, this is the most perfect of all Thomas Mann’s works.

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