Book 4: The Children of Men by P.D. James

  • August 7, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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In August, we’ll be discussing The Children of Men by P.D. James, a dystopian novel set in England in the year 2021. The Children of Men demonstrates the results of mass infertility and a society that is steadily depopulating. There is a 2006 film adaptation of the novel, with the same title, that I would recommend everyone to watch for this meetup. If anyone would like to think of some questions and discussion points for this book, please write a comment below.

To add, I will be collecting $1 from each participant at the meet which will go towards the $15 monthly administration cost. Any contribution above $15 will be saved until our Christmas meet for drinks and/or food for all survivors!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry I missed the catch up everybody .. I read the book too ! I shall be better organized next time

    August 8

  • Felicity (.

    So many great ideas in this book too bad it was executed the way it was. Mind you after discussing it I think I like it more now than I did before the meet-up

    August 8

    • Banu

      Haha I still don't like it >.>

      1 · August 8

  • Martin B.

    If anyone wants to be early, come and find me in the bar. Yes I am early again.

    August 7

    • Felicity (.

      Nearly there... just trying to remember exactly where it is.

      August 7

  • Mark

    Kindle says I've 44 minutes to go to finish this book & the meeting is tonight *cue Eye of the tiger for a montage power reading video*

    1 · August 7

    • Michael R.

      Can we talk about the movie as well?

      August 7

    • Banu

      Yep! See you guys tonight

      August 7

  • Andrew

    This has nothing to do with Children of Men, but if you get a chance, go see Snowpiercer. Sure, it has a few plot holes, but it's a crazy train ride into a frozen dystopian future, with its share of WTF moments!

    1 · July 24

    • Leonie H.

      I am going to Snowpiercer tonight at 7pm with a couple of friends, see you there maybe.

      July 30

    • Felicity (.

      I will keep my eyes open Leonie so that I can say Hi. We are also going to the Pub around the corner in Elgin Street after if you want to come for a drink. There are a few from the Science Fiction group going.

      July 30

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