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Ice by Anna Kavan
In this haunting novel, the narrator and a man known as the warden search for an elusive girl in a frozen, seemingly post-nuclear, apocalyptic landscape. The country has been invaded and is being governed by a secret organization. There is destruction everywhere; great walls of ice overrun the world. Together with the narrator, the reader is swept into a hallucinatory quest for this strange and fragile creature with albino hair. Acclaimed upon its 1967 publication as the best science fiction book of the year, this extraordinary and innovative novel has subsequently been recognized as a major work of literature in its own right. --- Once everyone has arrived, we'll have a casual discussion of the book for an hour or so (7-8pm). Some of us will be staying for a drink at the same venue afterwards, but if you would rather just come for the discussion, that's fine too! We’ll be choosing next month's book at the end of this meetup - if you have any suggestions for short novels beginning with “W”, please let us know by January 8th. See you there! Anna & John

The Leather Exchange

15 Leathermarket Street Borough SE1 3HN · London

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    What we're about

    Young London Book Group is for readers between 20 and 35 who are looking to socialise and talk about literature with like-minded people. We meet on the second Wednesday of every month at a pub in central London, starting at 6.30pm.

    We have a casual discussion of the month's book for an hour or so, then encourage people to stick around for a drink or two at the same venue afterwards. If you would rather just come for the discussion, that's fine too!

    At the end of each session, we choose our next book from a shortlist of five. These will tend to be short novels/novellas or graphic novels. If you have any recommendations for future book groups, send us a message to let us know.

    Happy reading!
    Anna, Bailey and John

    Please contribute a pound or two whenever you attend to help cover Meetup's running costs. Any money left over at the end of each year will be donated to an arts charity chosen by the group.

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