Book Group listing

Book Group meetings in 2017

Each month we have an open meeting in the bookshop read more about it here. We usually focus on modern fiction and the discussion regularly attracts around 20 people, men and women, of all ages.

February 2017
Golden Hill
by Francis Spufford

Great fun - a well researched 'romp' keeping us turning the pages until the last surprising 'twist'. Tedious, indulgent, too wordy, too long. The group was divided in its response!

January 2017
The Spinning Heart
by Donal Ryan

A clever idea which didn't work for everyone. Some thought too many characters presented an outdated and one-sided view of an Irish community. Others found a real and vivid presentation of a small town with a compelling plot construction.