Tag Archives: First Wednesday Book Group

A Spool of Blue Thread

  A Spool of Blue Thread Anne Tyler About the book THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2015 SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN’S FICTION PRIZE A RICHARD AND JUDY BOOK CLUB PICK’It was a beautiful, breezy, … Continue reading

Posted in Book Club Kits, Book Reviews, Fiction | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on A Spool of Blue Thread

Amnesia

  Amnesia by Peter Carey   Summary It was a spring evening in Washington DC; a chilly autumn morning in Melbourne; it was exactly 22.00 Greenwich Mean Time when a worm entered the computerised control systems of hundreds of Australian … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Authors, Book Reviews, Fiction | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Amnesia

The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund De Waal

First Wednesday Book GroupĀ  – Comments 264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox: potter Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in the Tokyo apartment of his great uncle Iggie. Later, … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund De Waal