Sebbar, The Seine Was Red

On Thursday, we will discuss Leïla Sebbar's novel, The Seine Was Red: Paris, October 1961. Here are some discussion questions to consider as you read it.

1) What story does Sebbar tell about the events of October 1961?

2) What do we learn in her novel about the lives of Algerian immigrants to Paris?

3) What is the relationship between generations in the novel?

4) How does the cityscape of Paris and its suburbs figure in the novel?

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