Month: August 2013

Harvest

Harvest, Jim Crace Harvest, Jim Crace has stated, is to be his last novel. If that is the case, what a way to go out. Harvest tells the tale of the events of seven days in an unnamed village at an unspecified date some centuries in the past, told by a narrator, Walter Thirsk, a …

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August Meeting

For our book club meeting on Wed 21 August, we read In Times Of Fading Light by Eugen Ruge. Jacket Synopsis: In 2001 Alexander Umnitzer leaves behind his ailing father to fly to Mexico, where his grandparents lived as exiles in the 1940s. The novel then takes us both forward and back in time, creating a …

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