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MUM Book Discussion

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
12:00 pm
virtual, via Google Meet

Join us Online! We're moving back to discussing a single book this month (though we always welcome recommendations of other books you're reading, too). Our title is Vigdis Hjorth's Will and Testament.  Here is a brief summary of this tale of Norwegian family dysfunction:

"When a dispute over her parents' will grows bitter, Bergljot is drawn back into the orbit of the family she fled twenty years before. Her mother and father have decided to leave two island summer houses to her sisters, disinheriting the two eldest siblings from the most meaningful part of the estate. To outsiders, it is a quarrel about property and favoritism. But Bergljot, who has borne a horrible secret since childhood, understands the gesture as something very different - a final attempt to suppress the truth and a cruel insult to the grievously injured."  

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