Book recommended for May by the Reading Group of the 'Call'
Call de Girona
Title: La lengua salvada Author: Elias Canetti
Edition: Editorial Debolsillo, Barcelona, 2011.
Canetti wrote three autobiographical novels. In this one, the first of the three, refers to his childhood and his youth. The impact of the sudden death of his father to his emotional and intellectual education in Vienna, where they would flee before the advance of Nazism. The recovery of a culture that would be destroyed by war.