Why the Dutch Are Different
  • Room 404, Babbage Building (This room has disabled access - if the ground floor door is locked, please ring 01752 588400.)

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Please note that this meeting was postponed due to the England World Cup semi final match taking place on 11 July. It has now been rescheduled to 25 July. We apologise for any inconvenience caused (page updated 10 July).

Stranded at Schiphol airport, Ben Coates called up a friendly Dutch girl he'd met some months earlier. He stayed for dinner. Actually, he stayed for good.

In the first book to consider the hidden heart and history of the Netherlands from a modern perspective, the author explores the length and breadth of his adopted homeland and discovers why one of the world's smallest countries is also so significant and so fascinating.

Join us to discuss this affectionate portrait of one of our nearest neighbours.

The event is free to attend and open to all - no booking required. If you don't have time to read the book, a summary will be available.

Email Sue Kay (s.kay@blueyonder.co.uk) or call DDE on 01392 438811 for enquiries.

An initiative of Devon Development Education, Global Book Club Plymouth is supported by the University of Plymouth.


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