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KGH BOOK CLUB

We meet most months to discuss a nominated book but also to revel in books, reading and sharing ideas. Please come and join us – we are always open to new members.

The next meeting of the KGH Book Club will be on: –

Monday 1st October, 12.00 – 12.45pm in Seminar 4, PWEC

We will be sharing: –

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Sarah Grimké is the middle daughter. The one her mother calls difficult and her father calls remarkable. On Sarah’s eleventh birthday, Hetty ‘Handful’ Grimké is taken from the slave quarters she shares with her mother, wrapped in lavender ribbons, and presented to Sarah as a gift. Sarah knows what she does next will unleash a world of trouble. She also knows that she cannot accept. And so, indeed, the trouble begins …

A powerful, sweeping novel, inspired by real events, and set in the American Deep South in the nineteenth century, The Invention of Wings evokes a world of shocking contrasts, of beauty and ugliness, of righteous people living daily with cruelty they fail to recognise; and celebrates the power of friendship and sisterhood against all the odds.

 

Please come and join us for a chat about this book ….or just books in general.

“Fiction gives us empathy: it puts us inside the minds of other people, gives us the gift of seeing the world through their eyes” Neil Gaiman, 2014

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