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Nasty November
This month we're dealing with crime and this book is the sinister tale of a crime novel. The editor Susan Ryland has worked with bestselling crime writer Alan Conway for years. Readers love his detective, Atticus Pünd, a celebrated solver of crimes in the sleepy English villages of the 1950s. But Conway's latest tale of murder at Pye Hall is not quite what it seems. Yes, there are dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects, but hidden in the pages of the manuscript lies another story: a tale written between the very words on the page, telling of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition and murder. Join us to find out whodunit! MAGPIE MURDERS- Anthony Horowitz (Orion) Pbk. 560pp.

The Rainbow

56 St Pauls Road · Chichester, PO19 3BW

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Welcome to Chichester Readers; a group of people who love books. The general idea is to meet every month or so, all having read the same book and to have a bit of a natter over a glass or two of wine. Marvellous.

Books we have read include:

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris

Beloved by Toni Morrison

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman

Suspended Sentences by Patrick Modiano

Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope

We Are Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler

The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan

The Red House by Mark Haddon

A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey

A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson

Venice by Jan Morris

The Secret Scrpture by Sebastian Barry

Disgrace by J M Coetzee

Poems That Make Grown Men Cry ed A & B Holden

Off the Road by Carolyn Cassady

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

(For a full list of books we have read go to PAGES/WHAT HAVE WE READ?)

The Book Club has some guidelines which we follow or ignore as we choose. The “rules” are as follows:

1st Rule of Book Club: The readers choose the next read in a 'democratic' process

2nd Rule of Book Club: You may talk about Book Club

3rd Rule of Book Club: We don't choose a read that any of the readers have already read


4th Rule of Book Club: Readers bring suggestions for the next read to the Meetup


5th Rule of Book Club: We're happy to read anything as long as it is in paperback at a reasonable price

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