The September meeting is to take place on (changed to a) Wednesday 17th at Pam’s, 2.30 when we will discuss the book by
Donna Tartt 'Goldfinch'.
"'The Goldfinch' is a novel of shocking narrative energy and power. It combines unforgettably vivid characters, mesmerizing language, and breathtaking suspense, while plumbing with a philosopher's calm the deepest mysteries of love, identity, and art. It's a beautiful, stay-up-all-night and tell-all-your-friends triumph, an old-fashioned story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the ruthless machinations of fate."
Pam gave us 3 books to choose from for the
Wednesday 15th October read and we have selected
Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
"Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are drifting apart—he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair. In a moment of levity during the season's first snowfall, they build a child out of snow."
I suggested we have a theme for November (Thursday 20th )and I was asked to choose one:
so the November book you choose should be about Queens.
It can be anything that relates to a Queen:
a biography, fiction relating to a Queen, Priscilla Queen, bees – literally anything that takes your fancy.
We also choose a book for December (Thursday 18th December) which is (the modern classic)
Babette’s Feast by Karen Blixen
a short, relevant, fun read for pre-Christmas.
Look forward to an Indian summer! Jackie x