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Fiction Book Discussion Club

The Fiction Book Group has been meeting since 2002. New members welcome! Come to one or all meetings. Books are available at the front desk.

When: Second Thursday of each month from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

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2020 Selections


The Last Neanderthal

July 9

The Last Neanderthal

Claire Cameron

 

Two women are separated by millennia but linked by common experiences of early motherhood. 40,000 years ago, the last family of Neanderthals roams the earth. Girl is just coming of age and her family wants to find her a mate. But the unforgiving landscape takes its toll, and Girl is left alone to care for Runt, a foundling of unknown origin. In the modern day, an archaeologist works well into her pregnancy to excavate Neanderthal artifacts before her baby comes.

 

 

 

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Howards End

August 13

Howards End  Movie to be discussed also

E. M. Forster

 

This novel describes social conventions, codes of conduct and relationships in England at the beginning of the 20th century. There are three families: capitalists with a fortune made in the colonies; siblings whose cultural pursuits have much in common with the Bloomsbury Group; and an impoverished young couple from a lower-class background. The idealistic, intelligent sisters seek to help the struggling couple and to rid the capitalists of their deep-seated social and economic prejudices.

 

 

 

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