we need to talk about books

in Much Wenlock …
December 12th 2019

Here are the books we talked about … 

Anna: The Temptation of Forgiveness – Donna Leon

Anna : On Poetry – Jonathan Davidson and everything by Toni Morrison


Jackie:  An Abbreviated Life – Ariel Leve


Fiona: Spill Simmer Falter Wither – Sara Baume


Meg: (Dorian Gray) and We Have Always Lived in the Castle – Shirley Jackson


Tim: A Greyhound of a Girl – Roddy Doyle


Philip: The Music Lover’s Literary Companion – ed. Joan and Dannie Abse

Philip: Goodbye, Twentieth Century – Dannie Abse (autobiography) (and also The Presence by Dannie Abse)


Mark: Days Without End – Sebastian Barry


Eddi: Kamchatka – Marcelo Figueras


Joanne: The Reluctant Fundamentalist – Mohsin Hamid


Gillie: Restless – William Boyd

Gillie: When We Were Orphans – Ishiguro


Annie: Painter To the King – Amy Sackville

Annie: Words The Turtle Taught Me (poetry) – Susan Richardson


Sue: The Sea Detective – Mark Douglas-Home  and (Big Sky – Kate Atkinson)


(Titles in brackets were mentioned in passing.)

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