November - The Moonlit Cage by Linda Holeman

  • November 25, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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Daryâ’s simple life in mid-nineteenth-century Afghanistan is torn apart when a hateful curse by a jealous tribeswoman leaves her an outcast in her small Muslim village. She looks to her arranged marriage to the son of a nomadic tribal chief with hope that it will deliver her from this oppression; instead, Daryâ finds herself regularly beaten by her wrathful husband, and more isolated than she can bear. Seeing no choice other than to flee from her torment, Daryâ barely escapes through the foothills of the Hindu Kush.

Destitute and alone, Daryâ meets David Ingram, an enigmatic Englishman traveling in Afghanistan. Although he is a complete stranger, she joins him on his journey to Bombay—and embarks on the adventure of a lifetime. Ranging from the arid Afghan plains to the lush tropical villas of India, across mighty seas to Victorian London’s fetid streets, The Moonlit Cage is an intense and sensuous story of love, loss, and redemption.

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  • Galina

    The discussion was interesting as usual

    November 26, 2013

  • Kristen

    Sorry I can't make it now - boo! Found out a work event I have today will go longer than I thought. Have fun everyone!

    November 25, 2013

  • Andrea S.

    Just wanted to say that I am so sorry but I cannot make the meeting tonight. Apparently the recent dip in the temperature outdoors was my immune systems sign to hitch a ride to somewhere sunny, leaving the rest of me to fight a nasty cold. One I do not wish to inflict on any of you! Have a great night, and enjoy the discussion. I will see you the next time around.

    November 25, 2013

  • Alyson

    Sorry everyone! In the email I said the meeting was tomorrow. We are actually meeting on Monday! See you there!

    November 23, 2013

  • Lisa C.

    Sorry I can't make it to the next meeting. It's parent teacher interview night at my kid's school. I would much rather be at the book club :)

    November 22, 2013

  • Camille M. K.

    My apologies for not being able to attend, I have a CE commitment on Monday nights. Will not be done until the new year. Book is enjoyable.

    November 21, 2013

  • Michele Y.

    I'm part way through the book. Really like it so far! It's a lot like the Red Tent in some ways but more varied and interesting I think.

    November 6, 2013

  • Galina

    I got a book and I hope to attend.Christine, the address will be sent you later - 3-4 days prior the meeting. Do not worry.

    1 · October 30, 2013

  • Christine A.

    I am going to come on the 25th. I just picked up the book and will enjoy reading it! Can someone let me know where the meeting is?

    October 30, 2013

  • Brianna

    Sorry I didn't realize I RSVPed lol! I am not sure if I will be going, I don't even have the book! So my status may or may not change, I will keep you updated! The book does sound very interesting though so I hope I can make it!

    October 7, 2013

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