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Wednesday, 15th November, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until Wednesday, 31st January 2024

London Branch: Book Club

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The ESU London Branch Members’ book club meets once a month at Dartmouth House to exchange views on a book chosen by the group. Discussions take place from 11.00-12.30hrs on the third Wednesday of each month. If you would like to join our friendly and informal club please contact Kathleen Earley on

Book club reading list for December 2022 – April 2023:

May – June: Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont – Elizabeth Taylor, 1971, 205 pp. English social commentary.

June – July: The Eagle and the Cockerel – Alan Rhode, 2023, 320 pp. European-based thriller.

July – August: The Summer Book – Tove Jansson, 1972, 160 pp. Mysterious Scandinavian childhood idyll.

August – September: Death at La Fenice – Donna Leon, 1972, 270 pp. Italian-American detective novel set in Venice.

September – October: The Lonely Londoners –  Sam Selvon, 1956, 142 pp. Caribbean view of immigrant life.

October – November: The Blue Flower – Patricia Fitzgerald, 1995, 167 pp. Early love of German romantic poet and philosopher.

November – December: Stalin ate my homework –  Alexei Sayle, 2010, 320 pp. Childhood memoir of the comedian.








Wednesday, 15th November
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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