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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1770 on: February 18, 2022, 12:26:15 am »
Cookie, that sounds interesting, will follow up.
Mab, love both Garry Disher and lee Child.
Iím finding The Dressmaker interesting but canít understand why it has been listed for year 12 students for several years. I I hope it wasnít chosen because of the film.

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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1771 on: February 27, 2022, 12:53:39 am »
While the covid was raging here, I was reading a book a day.

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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1772 on: February 27, 2022, 08:20:49 am »
Thatís wonderful Chookie. Iím reading The Bee Keeper of Aleppo for book club. Iím not really enjoying it. Itís the second book about refugees and their conditions we have read in a few months. The conditions are awful and with this Ukraine thing I keep wondering about the conditions DHís parents had to put up with after the war when they were in refugee camps.
Too vivid an imagination I think.
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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1773 on: April 13, 2022, 12:35:36 am »
I have just finished Her by Garry Disher and have another of his on hold at the library.  I think that's the 12th one of his that I have read.
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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1774 on: April 13, 2022, 09:03:57 am »
I love his books. I have one here to read, but need to read a few others first. I've just finished one by Joanne Trollop (I think it is). This was the Something or other ladies of St Judes. She has written several similar ones. We had to read one of her books for Book Club this month.
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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1775 on: May 29, 2022, 01:45:13 pm »
Have nearly finished The Island of missing trees by Elif Shafak . A beautiful story about a fig tree ,love and Cyprus, Greece and Turkey . Beautifully written.

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Re: What book are you reading?
« Reply #1776 on: May 30, 2022, 08:21:50 am »
I'm reading Boy Swallows Universe for book club. Each evening when I begin to read I fall asleep. It's not really thrilling me.
I've just finished a fun read from Meredith Appleyard and before that Gary Disher's latest.
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