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February Book Discussion - If On A Winter's Night A Traveller by Italo Calvino

The Organisers invite you to join us for our Book Discussion Evening.

Share views and gain new insights into this months book.

....and to vote for our next book from a list of suggestions from our members.

Drinks and socialising in The Bar from 7.30pm for a 8pm Start in the function room upstairs.

If, as a new member, you need help finding us and becoming acquainted with the group please email the organiser.



If anyone has a suggestion for our next book please email the details to the message board at... [masked]  Please include a review of the book with your message or better still, tell us in your own words why we should be reading it. Ideally suggestions should be available in paperback (for affordability) not too long or too short [masked] pages seems to work best) and of a decent standard of literature (make your own judgment about that one).

Also please give some thought as to how well the book lends itself to  lively discussion and debate on the night - Such things as a complexity of plot, a variety of themes, philosophical or social issues, well developed characters and perhaps a few unexpected twists and turns.

If you do recommend a book we will ask you to briefly (3 minutes maximum) tell us about the book at the meetup before we put each title to the vote so please come prepared for that. You do not have to chair

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  • Kirsty m.

    Sorry I couldn't be there. The next book looks ace.

    1 · February 13, 2013

  • Jon A.

    Such an enjoyable discussion from what seemed unpromising material. Thank you!

    February 12, 2013

  • Carol B.

    Very interesting. This was my first time and I really enjoyed the atmosphere. People were friendly, many were really well informed and everyone was prepared to listen to each other's ideas.

    February 12, 2013

  • Jon A.

    Struggled with this one - interested to hear how others got on!

    February 12, 2013

  • Phil M.

    Hi - sorry I won't be able to make it tomorrow now (double booked - tickets to see Everything Everything!) I hope to be there next month though and would be grateful if you could let me know date and book for next meeting. Thanks.

    February 11, 2013

  • Ceri

    Have to get to cambridge for an early next day meeting - may pop in beforehand, if not, have a great discussion!

    February 11, 2013

  • paul simon t.

    Going to be stuck at work till late:0(. Please choose a better book for next month

    February 11, 2013

  • Richard P.

    Anyone coming Tuesday who has a spare copy of the "Hare with the Amber Eyes" they can lend me? My Mum's book group are reading it and they could use a couple of copies.

    February 7, 2013

    • Cara J.

      I think I might of done the same x

      1 · February 7, 2013

    • Carol H.

      It's so obviously for your own use Richard. Fes up. x

      February 8, 2013

  • Linda

    Hi, I'm a new member so if you see someone looking lost it will probable be me! Looking forward to the meet up :)

    February 7, 2013

  • Annabel G.

    I would like to come read March's book and attend that meet up if possible?

    February 6, 2013

  • Adrian

    See you there!

    January 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I cant wait!

    January 23, 2013

  • Steve L.

    What a great choice! I predict plenty of controversy next month...

    January 14, 2013

  • Lin

    I'll try to come along, I read the book a couple of years ago and enjoyed it.

    January 14, 2013

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