Bibliofemme Bookclub An Irish Bookclub

May 5, 2015

Sin by Josephine Hart

Filed under: Bookclub Books,General Fiction,Irish — The Techie @ 1:03 pm
Title: Sin Author: Josephine Hart Genre: Fiction Release Date: 2010-08 Pages: 134

Proposed Meeting Date: 19th June 2015

It’s been a long time since I have picked a book for book club.  My fellow Femmes are so well read that the challenge usually lies in finding a book no-one had read before.  This time my first choice was no exception and had been read by two of the ladies.

Rejecting my first choice with a small sigh of relief

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The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide

Filed under: Bookclub Books,General Fiction — The Connoisseur @ 12:03 pm
Title: The Guest Cat Author: Takashi Hiraide Genre: Fiction Publisher: Picador Release Date: Sep 25 2014 Pages: 140

THE SUNDAY TIMES AND NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.A couple in their thirties live in a small rented cottage in a quiet part of Tokyo. They work at home as freelance writers. They no longer have very much to say to one another. One day a cat invites itself into their small kitchen. She is a beautiful creature. She leaves, but the next day comes again

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The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy

Filed under: Bookclub Books,General Fiction — The Artist @ 12:00 pm
Title: The Dud Avocado Author: Elaine Dundy Genre: Fiction Publisher: New York Review of Books Release Date: 1958 Pages: 260

The Dud Avocado follows the romantic and comedic adventures of a young American who heads overseas to conquer Paris in the late 1950s. Edith Wharton and Henry James wrote about the American girl abroad, but it was Elaine Dundy’s Sally Jay Gorce who told us what she was really thinking. Charming, sexy, and hilarious, The Dud Avocado gained instant

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The Girls of Slender Means by Muriel Spark

Filed under: Bookclub Books,General Fiction — The Writer @ 11:54 am
Title: The Girls of Slender Means Author: Muriel Spark Genre: Fiction Publisher: New Directions Publishing Release Date: 1963 Pages: 176

Meeting Date: 24th July 2014

Our big reunion was finally scheduled, and Cristín (aka The Writer) was tasked with choosing the book:

“Long ago in 1945 all the nice people in England were poor, allowing for exceptions,” begins The Girls of Slender Means, Dame Muriel Spark’s tragic and rapier-witted portrait of a London

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