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Book Club

Enjoy reading, want to share your thoughts about books or just listen to other peoples opinions then why not join us.  Book club meets on the third Wednesday of every month at Lee Rosy’s café.  The books for the next few months are:-


Aug. 2014 - A Farewell to Arms, Ernest Hemingway.

September 2014 - World War Z, Max Brooks.

Books to read are chosen by the group roughly every six months.  We try to choose books from various genres and times.  Have a book you think should be shared then come along and put it in the mix.


A Farewell to Arms - Ernest Hemingway

The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nurse. Hemingway’s frank portrayal of the love between Lieutenant Henry and Catherine Barkley, caught in the inexorable sweep of war, glows with an intensity unrivaled in modern literature, while his description of the German attack on Caporetto—of lines of fired men marching in the rain, hungry, weary, and demoralized—is one of the greatest moments in literary history. A story of love and pain, of loyalty and desertion, A Farewell to Arms, written when he was thirty years old, represents a new romanticism for Hemingway.

Previous books:-

Mar. 2014 - The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce.

Feb. 2014 – Pigeon English, Steven Kelman

Jan. 2014 – The Electric Michaelangio, Sarah Hall.

Dec. 2013 – The Woman in Black, Susan Hill.

Nov. 2013 – Persuasion, Jane Austen.

Oct. 2013 – Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann.

Sept 2013 – Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow,  Peter Hoeg.

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  • Janet W.

    What are your thoughts on a between-book-meetings meetup?
    Sarah McD is in favour, but I haven't heard back from anyone else yet?

    August 28, 2014

  • Alison

    Sorry - on holiday next week. See you in Sept!

    August 14, 2014

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