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Re: Book club

Post by Stanley » 20 Dec 2012, 05:10

I often think that missing some key fact the first time round and picking it up on re-reading is the reason why some books are better the second time round. The better the writing the more times you can go back to it. None of us has perfect comprehension.
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Post by Wendyf » 20 Dec 2012, 08:11

I downloaded it last night and made a start.

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Re: Book club

Post by Wendyf » 21 Dec 2012, 13:19

I'm straight into Where the River Ends and finding it very readable....

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Post by Gloria » 21 Dec 2012, 13:34

I struggled with it, and didn't want to persevere.
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Post by Sue » 21 Dec 2012, 14:14

I understand why Gloria. I did it find it very emotional.
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Post by Sue » 08 Jan 2013, 17:24

How is the book going Wendy? I am just reading Maria von Trapp's memoirs. Then I am looking for another novel. I read a Phillipa Gregory novel over Christmas. I like her books, they stimulate me to do some history research.
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Post by Wendyf » 08 Jan 2013, 18:15

I haven't found much time to read recently Sue, but I'm about two thirds through and still enjoying it. Happy for you to choose the next read.

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Post by Sue » 08 Jan 2013, 23:08

What about The Girl in the Bunker by Tracey S Rosenberg. I have already bought this book as it was recommended to me. It's about the final days of the Nazis regime written through the eyes of a young girl in her diary
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Re: Book club

Post by Wendyf » 09 Jan 2013, 08:36

That sounds like a challenge. OK, I will see if I can get it from the library when I go in this morning.

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Post by Gloria » 09 Jan 2013, 11:09

I have looked on Lancashire Libraries Catalogue and it is not there?? Strange, they always seem to have one at least of pretty much everything.
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Post by Wendyf » 09 Jan 2013, 12:11

You are right Gloria, Christine Bradley in Colne Library has just had a search for me and there is nothing there at all. It is available to download from Amazon for less than £3 so I will just do that.

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Post by Sue » 09 Jan 2013, 13:18

I got mine from Amazon
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Post by Sue » 11 Jan 2013, 17:29

I've started it.
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Post by Sue » 18 Jan 2013, 22:50

Finished it. It was hard going and rather traumatic, especially the ending. I didn't like it, I think because of what it was about. It all became very real through the eyes of a child
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Re: Book club

Post by Wendyf » 19 Jan 2013, 08:51

I finally finished Where the River Ends last night. Don't think I'll even try the next one Sue, I need some light relief!

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Post by Gloria » 19 Jan 2013, 09:03

I have started reading "Started Early, Took My Dog" by Kate Atkinson. I heard about her on radio Lancashire, one of her books is a local play at the moment, and whoever was speaking was giving really good reports on her writing, so I thought I would give her a go. The only book of hers in the library was this, and a good read it is.
Well worth getting so far, I am about a third through and haven't figured it out yet. Various characters who I have no doubt will link together.
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Re: Book club

Post by Wendyf » 19 Jan 2013, 10:02

I am a big fan of Kate Atkinson Gloria, and have read all her books. Every one a good read.

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Post by Gloria » 19 Jan 2013, 11:36

Oh good, I like it when I find a new author who has lots of good books---- a whole new seam of reading, brilliant.
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Post by Sue » 19 Jan 2013, 15:36

I have read all of Kate Atkinsons books too. I do like them.
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Re: Book club

Post by Gloria » 06 Jan 2014, 12:13

I have been to the library this morning and got their "Book of the Month".
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
Does anyone else fancy reading it?
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Re: Book club

Post by Wendyf » 06 Jan 2014, 14:10

Yes, good idea, I need something to read. I've ordered it from Amazon (only £3.86) so it should be here in a few days.

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Re: Book club

Post by Sue » 06 Jan 2014, 16:34

I am up for it.
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Post by Gloria » 06 Jan 2014, 16:45

Good, I'll make a start tonight.
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Post by Sue » 06 Jan 2014, 17:50

I have downloaded it on to my kindle, but reading something else at the moment
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Re: Book club

Post by Stanley » 07 Jan 2014, 05:24

Nice to see the topic popping up again! Happy reading......
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