Book Club – The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love

thu21feb12:00 pmthu1:00 pmBook Club – The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love

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The February selection for this book club is – The Amazing Story of the Man who Cycled From India to Europe for Love by Per J Anderson

The Club will meet on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 12:00PM in suite 250.

This meeting is open to the public, light refreshments will be served.

About the book:

Pradyumna Kumar, known as PK, was born into a poor, untouchable family in a small village in eastern India. All his life he has kept a palm leaf bearing an astrologer’s prophecy: “You will marry a girl who is not from the village, not from the district, not even from our country; she will be musical, own a jungle and be born under the sign of the ox.” But not until PK attends art school in New Delhi do his stars begin to align. One evening, while drawing portraits in a park, he meets a young Swedish woman, Lotta von Schendin — and this brief meeting will change the courses of their lives forever.

This is the remarkable true story of how a young Indian man armed with nothing more than a handful of paintbrushes and a secondhand Raleigh bicycle made his way across Asia and Europe in search of the woman he loves.

For more information, call 212.870.3804 or email


February 21, 2019 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST(GMT+00:00)


The Interchurch Center Library

61 Claremont Avenue, New York, NY 10115

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