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Books Over Brunch. Sunday Feb 14th 2021. 11am. The Leopard.

Online event: https://meet.google.com/foc-qvzd-xvf Video and audio participation is encouraged. The Leopard, G. di Lampedusa The Leopard is a novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa that chronicles the changes in Sicilian life and society during the Risorgimento. Published posthumously in 1958 by Feltrinelli, after two rejections by the leading Italian publishing houses Mondadori and Einaudi, it …

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Books Over Brunch – the Subplot.

A creative place where people who love words come together and explore their love of literature in all its forms. The group decides where that exploration will lead!  Sunday, 3rd January 2021. 11am. The Old Man and the Sea. Ernest Hemingway. Online event: https://meet.google.com/foc-qvzd-xvf The Old Man and the Sea tells the story of a battle between an aging, experienced fisherman, Santiago, …

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Books over Brunch Sunday 17th January 2021. 10 minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World. Elif Shafak. 11am.

Online event: https://meet.google.com/foc-qvzd-xvf 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World (Turkish: On Dakika Otuz Sekiz Saniye) is a 2019 novel by Turkish writer Elif Shafak and her eleventh overall. It is a one-woman story about a sex worker in Istanbul. It was released by Viking Press in 2019. 10 Minutes and 38 Seconds in This Strange World opens in 1990 with “Tequila …

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Books over Brunch Sunday 20th December 2020. Silver Sparrow, Tayari Jones. 11am.

Silver Sparrow is an American novel by Tayari Jones first published in 2011. The novel follows the complicated relationship between two families, joined together by a bigamist father. Jones was inspired to write the book by her own relationship with her sisters who were over a decade older than her and whom she felt lived …

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Books over Brunch the Subplot. Sun 6th Dec 2020. Restless, William Boyd.

A creative place where people who love words come together and explore their love of literature in all its forms. The group decides on a fortnightly basis where that exploration will lead!  This week we’ll talk about Restless, William Boyd. Restless is an espionage novel written by William Boyd, published in 2006. It won the Costa Prize for fiction. The novel …

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Books over Brunch Sunday 22nd Nov 2020. The Girl with the Louding Voice.

Online Event. https://meet.google.com/fxo-odbi-tuh Opportunity to talk about “The Girl with the Louding Voice” by Abi Daré. Meet Adunni, a teenage girl born into a rural Nigerian village.Aged fourteen, she is a commodity, a wife, a servant.She is also smart, funny, curious, with a spirit and joy infectious to those around her.And despite her situation going from bad …

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Books over Brunch – the Sub-plot…Sunday October 11th 2020.

A creative place where people who love words come together and explore their love of literature in all its forms. The group decides on a fortnightly basis where that exploration will lead! For our inaugural event we’ll discuss Untamed – Glennon Doyle. Part memoir, part inspirational writing that is transparent and unusually honest. This is a …

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