Palmers Green & Southgate

Book Group 2

This group meets monthly on the first Monday of the month.
At the moment we are having virtual meetings using Zoom.

The book for reading in September for discussion in October is

'The Road Home' by Rose Tremain

The Road Home Lev is on his way from Eastern Europe to Britain, seeking work. Behind him loom the figures of his dead wife, his beloved young daughter and his outrageous friend Rudi who - dreaming of the wealthy West - lives largely for his battered Chevrolet. Ahead of Lev lies the deep strangeness of the British: their hostile streets, their clannish pubs, their obsession with celebrity. London holds out the alluring possibility of friendship, sex, money and a new career and, if Lev is lucky, a new sense of belonging...

The book for reading in October for discussion in November is

'Where the Crawdads Sing' by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing For years, rumours of the 'Marsh Girl' have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved. When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life - until the unthinkable happens.

To see a list of books chosen by the group click on Books read

If you are interested in joining a book group please email me via the bluebird icon on this page.

Pat Bleach

When the book is not available from the library, sources of secondhand books include:
1. abebooks (https://www.abebooks.co.uk.) around £2.80
2. Amazon marketplace - sometimes cheaper
3. The Red Cross book shop on Green Lanes in Palmers Green.

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Art 3 Art 4
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Bridge for Improvers 1 Bridge for Improvers 2
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Discussion Floristry 1
Floristry 2 Free Lunchtime Concerts
French Conversation Fringe Theatre
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Gentle Exercise Italian Conversation 1
Italian Conversation 2 Latin
Magic for Beginners Members On Their Own
Members On Their Own 2 Morning Walks
Museums Music Appreciation
Outings Photography
Play Reading 1 Play Reading 2
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Rummikub and Bolivia Canasta Science, Nature,Technology
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