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This Will Destroy You – Pedram Navab

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free
Another Read Through, 3932 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227 + Google Map

Paris, France. 1885. Bernadette Soubirous, a patient at the Pitie-Salpetriere Hospital, where Sigmund Freud and Jean-Martin Charcot treated “hysterics,” commits mass suicide with other women, drowning themselves in the Seine. 1975. Christopher Laurent, a paranoiac with a cardiac condition, seeks the assistance of Dr. Anna Freud, fearing a group of informants is following him. 1985. Marc Bernard, renowned plastic surgeon at the Pitie-Salpetriere, harbors a dark secret that will make him question his identity. After a car accident, he is facially disfigured. It is the unanticipated collision between these disparate characters that propels This Will Destroy You, a compellingly original and gripping psychological thriller, revealing a destructive force that lies within each of us.

Pedram Navab is a neurologist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine who currently resides in Los Angeles. Educated at Brown and Stanford, he holds both a graduate degree in English/Modern Culture and Media and a JD. His debut novel, Without Anesthesia, was published in 2015 (Jaded Ibis). In his spare time, he acts and makes short films.

Venue

3932 N Mississippi Ave
Portland, OR 97227
+ Google Map
Phone:
503-208-2729
Website:
https://www.anotherreadthrough.com

Organizer

Another Read Through
Phone:
503-208-2729
Email:
Elisa@AnotherReadThrough.com
Website:
http://www.anotherreadthrough.com