Ross on Wye & District

Book Group 2

We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at 11am at a member's home in Ross.

Book Group 2 (The Really Good Readers) has a hard core of members who come along to exchange views on the chosen book. Coffee and cake out of the way, gossip forgotten, the discussion can become heated. A potted biography of the author is usually available and besides content we discuss style and what we, as readers, got out of the book. We have space for one or two new members. Please contact the Group Co-ordinator. The library usually sends 12 - 15 books, occasionally a large print copy and very occasionally a Spoken Word.

Everyone welcome, all views are important and will always be heard.

April 2020. 'The Road to Little Dribbling' by Bill Bryson
An affectionate look at an American living in the UK. Amusing and informative.
Enjoyment 8; Writing Style 9; Recommend/read again Yes; Overall 8/9

May 2020. 'Beloved' by Toni Morrison
A difficult and challenging book about slavery in mid 19th century USA. Varied use of style and language but a memorable read.
Enjoyment 8; Writing Style 9; Recommend/read again Yes; Overall 8.5

June 2020 'Now We Are Completely Free' by Andrew Miller.
An impeccably researched adventure story set in the early 19thC with vivid descriptions of place and characters. The subject matter and writing style divided opinions.
Enjoyment 7; Writing Style 7; Recommend/read again Yes; Overall 7

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Ancient & Medieval History Armchair Opera
Art Group Book Group 2
Bridge Computer Club
Crafts Creating your Life Story
Creating your life story 2 Crewel/Embroidery
Cribbage Crime Book Club
Cryptic Crosswords Current Affairs
Current Affairs 2 Current Affairs 3
French Conversation 2 French Revisited
Genealogy Group Geology & Landscape
Jewelry Making Joy of Gardening
Local History Local History 2
Mah Jong Modern World History
Music 2 Nature
Philosophy Photo Group
Photo Group 2 (Mobiles) Play Reading
Pub Lunches Pub Walks
Quiz Group Read It Book Group
Science Scrabble
Sewing Group Sing for Joy
SOLO Group Spanish Conversation
Sports Discussion Tai Chi
Theatre Group Walking Group
Whist Writing for Pleasure
Yoga Group