May (Weds) Meetup : On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan @ Princess Garden (Chinese)

N.B. The deposit is entirely refunded on the day, at the meeting; this Meetup Group makes no profit!

On Chesil Beach is our literary focus for this meeting. Set on a backdrop of more innocent times, when pre-marital sexual encounters were the exception, Edward and Florence, a young and innocent couple arrive at the honeymoon suite of a Dorset coast hotel for their first night together. McEwan is a master when it comes to sensitively portraying the tension and pressure between the young newly-weds, and their shared and separate fears, apprehensions and preconceived ideas.

I've chosen The Princess Garden, a non-Chinatown Chinese restaurant, hoping the service will be a little less hurried.

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  • Sal C

    Davina and Axelle, refunds on their way. Regards. Sal.

    1 · May 27, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks

      June 3, 2013

  • PB

    It was good to see you all. Yes, the post book discussion discussion was fun!!

    May 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was really lovely meeting you all, hope I can make to one of the next meet ups!

    May 30, 2013

  • Sal C

    Loved the book discussion, and even more so the post-book discussion discussion!

    May 30, 2013

  • Sal C

    Dear All, It's not too late to read On Chesil Beach – a couple of hours and you're done! Don't forget to bring book nominations (for the July Wednesday meeting) tomorrow night. My mobile number has been emailed to attendees – please make a note of it and let me know if you're lost or unable to make it. See you soon, Sal.

    May 28, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    hi, I take it that I won't be refunded from the previous meetup where there was no refund policy? I've emailed you a couple of times on this but no reply.

    May 23, 2013

    • Axelle

      Hi - I've tried to reach you with regards to this as well Sal, is it possible to get a refund for last Sunday's meetup?

      May 25, 2013

  • Stephen J.

    Sound good, but I'm up to the ears with flu

    March 14, 2013

    • Sal C

      Hi Stephen, This meeting's in May - I'm hoping you'll have recovered by then! Sal.

      March 14, 2013

  • Axelle

    I did think on the way home it might actually not be a fiction... Sorry, read it so long ago!

    March 14, 2013

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Additional notes: The deposit is entirely refunded on the day, at the meeting; this Meetup Group makes no profit!

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