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Here are the reading choices for the autumn – watch out for the name change of our group – Richmond Hill Reading at the Roebuck

16 September: Theme

Scotland – choose your own reading, poetry, an article about

23 September: Short stories/novella 

Lady with the dog by Chekhov (Tim)

30 September: Poetry

My favourite First World War poem (Louise)

7 October: Novel

Lucy Gaunt by William Trevor (Cristine Baines)

14 October: Theme

A book review of the last month,

21 October: Short stories/novella

Paris Stories by Mavis Gallant (from current list)

28 October: Poetry

Charlotte Mew (Claire)

4 November: Novel

The well of loneliness (Tim)

11 November: Theme

Animals in literature

17 November: Short stories/novella

Nine stories by J D Salinger (Pippa)

25 November: Poetry

Thomas Hardy (Cristine Baines)

2 December: Novel 

The elegance of the hedgehog by Muriel Barbery (Doreen)

9 December: Theme (or planning?)

Children’s literature that adults love

16 December: Short stories/novella

The lonely Londoners by Sam Selvon (Louise)

23 December – NO OFFICIAL MEETING (but we might have a xmas outing)

30 December – NO OFFICIAL MEETING (but feel free to get together to toast 2015)

6 January: Poetry

D H Lawrence (Pippa)

13 January: Novel 

Quality of mercy by Barry Unsworth (Claire)

Additional novels  suggested: 

The lowland by Jumps lahiri (Pippa)

The pure gold baby by Margaret Drabble (Doreen)

(after Christmas)

The goldfinch by Donna tart

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