Uncommon Danger

Uncommon Danger

Our book group choice for November 2016 is Uncommon Danger by Eric Ambler. Everything began for Kenton with a game of dice which left him broke.

As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

Our book group choice for Oct 2016 is As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning by Laurie Lee. It was 1934 and a young man walked to London from the security of the Cotswolds to make his fortune.

London Belongs to Me

London Belongs to Me

Our book group choice for September 2016 is London Belongs to Me by Norman Collins. Also known as Dulcimer Street, Norman Collins’s London Belongs to Me is a Dickensian romp through working-class London on the eve of the Second World War.

Far From the Madding Crowd

Far From the Madding Crowd

Our book group choice for July 2016 is Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy. Independent and spirited Bathsheba Everdene has come to Weatherbury to take up her position as a farmer on the largest estate in the area.

The Mandibles

The Mandibles

Our book group choice for June 2016 is The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047 by Lionel Shriver. The year is 2029, and nothing is as it should be. The very essence of American life, the dollar, is under attack. In a coordinated move by the rest of the world’s governments, the dollar loses all its value.

Pereira Maintains

Pereira Maintains

Our book group choice for May 2016 is Pereira Maintains by Antonio Tabucchi. Set in the sweltering summer of 1938 in Portugal, a country under the Fascist shadow of Spain, Pereira Maintains tells a tale of reluctant heroism.