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The Edge Book Club // Graphic Novel “Maus”

July 17, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Not your average book club…

Over three Monday nights in the month of July (and one Wednesday in August!), The Edge Book Club will discuss song lyrics, a well-known novel, an award-winning graphic novel, and a film, through the lens of Apocalypse.

But, hang on! We’re not talking about zombies and the end of the earth. We’re paring things back and taking a look at the root meaning of the word ‘apocalypse.


Ancient Greek: ἀποκάλυψις apokálypsis, from ἀπό and καλύπτω, literally meaning “an uncovering”) is a disclosure of knowledge or revelation. In religious contexts it is usually a disclosure of something hidden, “a vision of heavenly secrets that can make sense of earthly realities”

We wrote a little bit about this back in April: Not another apocalypse…

Book Club 2: Graphic Novel “Maus”

  • Monday 17 July
  • 6pm – 8pm
  • The Edge
  • Free, but tell us you’re coming!
  • Ages 16+



Have you read Maus? You don’t have to have read the whole two books, but great if you have!

Do you have a copy of Maus? We’ve searched the BCC library database and there are plenty of copies available for loan. Check out our BCC catalogue search and locate a library near you, or pick up your own copy from the Library Shop.



Check out the rest of the Book Club series here



Collage artwork by Rachael Bartram www.rachaelbartramart.com



July 17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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The Edge
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South Brisbane, Qld 4101 AU


The Edge, State Library of Queensland
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