Evening Group Book at Canada Water Library

This is a friendly. informal group which enjoy lively discussions about a wide variety of books. Don’t worry if you have not had time to finish the book, you are still more than welcome to come, share your thoughts and impressions and join the discussion.

For more details please phone: 020 7525 2515 or email nuala.graham@southwark.gov.uk
These are the books that will be discussed on the following dates:

Sweet Tooth written by Ian McEwan10th March 2016

Sweet Tooth

Serena Frome, the beautiful daughter of an Anglican bishop, has a brief affair with an older man during her final year at Cambridge, and finds herself being groomed for the intelligence services

Published London: Jonathan Cape, 2012

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I Let You Go written by Clare Mackintosh 14th April 2016

I Let You Go written by Clare Mackintosh

At the scene of a tragic accident, life changes immediately for everyone involved. Finding it impossible to stay in Bristol, Jenna Gray moves to a remote cottage on the Welsh coast. She is desperate to escape the past, but is haunted by the accident, by the loss of her son, and by her own fears. DI Ray Stevens is determined to get to the bottom of this case. The investigation takes him away from his family and he finds himself growing closer to Kate Evans, a young and forthright detective on his team. But Jenna’s past is about to catch up with her, with devastating consequences

Thriller. Suspense fiction.
Published in London: Sphere, 2015
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Elizabeth is Missing written by Emma Healey

12 May 2016

Elizabeth is Missing written by Emman Healey

 

‘Elizabeth is missing’, reads the note in Maud’s pocket in her own handwriting. Lately, Maud’s been getting forgetful. She keeps buying peach slices when she has a cupboard full, forgets to drink the cups of tea she’s made and writes notes to remind herself of things. But Maud is determined to discover what has happened to her friend, Elizabeth, and what it has to do with the unsolved disappearance of her sister Sukey, years back, just after the war

Published London: Viking, 2014

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The Photographer's Wife written by Nick Alexander9th June 2016

The Photographer’s Wife

Barbara – a child of the Blitz – has devoted her life to raising a family. She has protected her children from many of the harsh realities of life and kept more than a few secrets about her marriage to famous photographer Tony Marsden. But with such an incomplete picture of the past, her children have struggled to understand who their parents really are, and in turn, she sometimes worries, to build their own lives and identities. When daughter, Sophie, decides to organise a vast retrospective exhibition of her adored father’s work, old photos are pulled from dusty boxes. And with them tumble stories from the past, stories and secrets that will challenge every aspect of how Sophie sees her family and who her father really was. And as the story unravels, Sophie begins to find out that there is more to her family than she could ever have suspected.

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