Virtual Albertine Book Club on Colette’s Chéri and The End of Chéri!
Join us for a lively Zoom conversation on Chéri and The Last of Chéri by Colette, translated from French by Roger Senhouse (FSG).
The discussion will be moderated by Joan Shapiro and Miriam Bridenne. Albertine Members will receive the Zoom link via email on the day of the book club.
Chéri, together with The Last of Chéri, is a classic story of a love affair between a very young man and a charming older woman. The amour between Fred Peloux, the beautiful gigolo known as Chéri, and the courtesan Léa de Lonval tenderly depicts the devotion that stems from desire, and is an honest account of the most human preoccupations of youth and middle age.
The Albertine Book Club is free and open to Albertine Constellation members and students with valid ID. Speakers of French and English are both welcome. For more information on how to become an Albertine member, click here.