IBG Tuesday Meetup - Cannery Row by John Steinbeck

Hi All,

Hope you had a great Tuesday meetup last week.

The write up from the last meetup will be put up soon.

The next Tuesday book is Cannery Row. Below is a synopsis.

"Cannery Row in Monterey in California" is a poem, a stink, a grating noise, a quality of light, a tone, a habit, nostalgia, and a dream". Meet the gamblers, whores, drunks, bums and artists of Cannery Row in Monterey, California, during the Great Depression. They want to throw a party for their friend Doc, so Mack and the boys set about, in their own inimitable way, recruiting everyone in the neighbourhood to the cause. But along the way they can't help but get involved in a little mischief and misadventure. It wouldn't be Cannery Row if it was otherwise, now would it?"

I'm looking forward to reading this as it will be my first Steinbeck.

See you at the meetup,

Hannah :-)

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  • Emma

    I'm afraid I got caught up at work and couldn't make it. I really enjoyed the book though and the next one looks very interesting!

    April 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry something came up. Hopefully next time. But I really enjoyed the book. Have fun!

    April 2, 2013

  • Hannah

    Apologies - we will now be in the main restaurant area, not the Blue Room - sorry

    April 2, 2013

  • Anne

    Sorry to change rsvp at short notice. It's my first day in a new job today & my brain is tired!

    April 2, 2013

  • Mary D.

    Why has the location still not officially been given?

    April 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello Everyone,
    It is the first time, I will attend. I understand, the venue is the Canonbury. Until then.

    April 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Am I right to understand then that regulars of the group will be there, even if the host cannot make it this time? See there in a while then!

    April 2, 2013

  • Reggie H.

    Just checking - this Canonbury? http://www.thecanonbury.com/index.php

    April 1, 2013

  • Anne

    Hi all, for those asking, the venue is usually the Canonbury

    April 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Pleased to be returning to the book group and I enjoyed the book but I really really need to have a steer about locations!

    April 1, 2013

  • Hilary s.

    I am really sorry but I will be able to attend due to a sudden family crisis. however did read the book and enjoyed very much. i look forward to reading the next one.

    April 1, 2013

  • Maz

    Hi Hannah. Isn't it time to give the location for Tuesday's meet up? thanks.

    March 31, 2013

  • Mary D.

    Is the venue The Canonbury?

    March 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is there a location for Tuesday yet??

    March 29, 2013

  • Anne

    Hi all, please could someone let me know the next Thursday book? I'm trying not to get behind on my reading! Cheers

    March 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    This will also be my first ever book club meeting. Looking forward to it and enjoying the book so far!

    March 24, 2013

  • Reggie H.

    My first venture to a bookclub meeting ever despite years of devouring books and being thoroughly opinionated on nearly all of them...

    March 14, 2013

  • Reggie H.

    My first venture to a bookclub meeting ever despite years of devouring books and being thoroughly opinionated on nearly all of them...

    March 14, 2013

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