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:-
Feb. 2013 – Dark Matter, Michelle Paver.
Mar.2013 – Madame Bovary, Gustave Flaubert.
April 2013 – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers.
May 2013 – Duskland, J.M. Coetzee.
June 2013 – Pure, Andrew Miller.
July 2013 – The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Aug. 2013 – The Buddha in the Attic, Julie Otsuka.
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.
Dark Matter – Michelle Paver
January 1937. Clouds of war are gathering over a fogbound London. Twenty-eight year old Jack is poor, lonely and desperate to change his life. So when he's offered the chance to join an Arctic expedition, he jumps at it. Spirits are high as the ship leaves Norway: five men and eight huskies, crossing the Barents Sea by the light of the midnight sun. At last they reach the remote, uninhabited bay where they will camp for the next year. Gruhuken. But the Arctic summer is brief. As night returns to claim the land, Jack feels a creeping unease. One by one, his companions are forced to leave. He faces a stark choice. Stay or go. Soon he will see the last of the sun, as the polar night engulfs the camp in months of darkness. Soon he will reach the point of no return - when the sea will freeze, making escape impossible. And Gruhuken is not uninhabited. Jack is not alone. Something walks there in the dark...