Month: August 2012

The Dinner

The Dinner, Herman Koch The international bestseller from Dutch writer/actor Herman Koch has made it to English and looks set to be this year’s The Slap, though less crude and more focused than that book was. The book is set at a dinner for four – the narrator Paul, his brother and both of their …

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August Meeting

For our book club meeting on Wed 8 August, we read Ancient Light by John Banville. Jacket Synopsis: Alexander Cleave, an actor who thinks his best days are behind him, remembers his first unlikely affair as a teenage boy in a small town in 1950s Ireland: the illicit meetings in a rundown cottage outside town; …

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