Meet to discuss "Sweet Tooth" by Ian McEwan

Thanks to everyone who came today - it was really a great time!

For next month's selection, we chose "Sweet Tooth" by Ian McEwan.

In this stunning new novel, Ian McEwan’s first female protagonist since Atonement is about to learn that espionage is the ultimate seduction.

Cambridge student Serena Frome’s beauty and intelligence make her the ideal recruit for MI5. The year is 1972. The Cold War is far from over. England’s legendary intelligence agency is determined to manipulate the cultural conversation by funding writers whose politics align with those of the government. The operation is code named “Sweet Tooth.”

Serena, a compulsive reader of novels, is the perfect candidate to infiltrate the literary circle of a promising young writer named Tom Haley. At first, she loves his stories. Then she begins to love the man. How long can she conceal her undercover life? To answer that question, Serena must abandon the first rule of espionage: trust no one.

I can't wait to see everyone and hear what you thought about this intriguing book!


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  • A former member
    A former member

    It was a pleasure to meet you all and guess what? I went to the library right after our meetup and I have the new book and no its not in Large Print! Happy reading everyone!

    March 10, 2013

    • Leslie L.

      That is GREAT news, Qianna! I just picked it up at the used book store, so I think it will be easy to find! See you soon!

      1 · March 10, 2013

    • Jean B.

      I did the same thing, Qianna! It was on the Lucky Day shelf at the Sumner library.

      1 · March 11, 2013

  • Meghan A.

    It was SOOOO much fun! And to top off a wonderful meal we had 'Cake Balls' to add to our discussion. Fun, see you next time.

    March 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I enjoyed it very much. I am not always able to come to the meetups but I try and read a few of the books that are listed.

    1 · March 10, 2013

  • Mary Beth R.

    I just got back from a 2 month trip and hope to have time to read this book before Sunday.

    March 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I just checked this book out from the library a few days ago I didnt know it was on the to read list so Im EXCITED! See you guys soon its been a long time!

    February 22, 2013

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