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Victorian Book Group – The Tale of Two Cities

The Victorian Book Group meets every third Thursday, 1-2.30pm and is led by Karen Laird.

Usual house admission price applies, plus £1 per session.

No need to book – just turn up!

2018 Reading List

January 18: Effi Briest by Theodore Fontane
February 15: Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
March 15: Waverly by Sir Walter Scott
April 19: The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
May 17: A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
June 21: The Masterpiece [ L’œuvre ] by Émile Zola
July 19: A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella Bird Bishop (available online at archive.org)
September 20: The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope
October 18: Victoria The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled an Empire by Julia Baird
November 15: New Grub Street by George Gissing
December 20: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Thu 17th May 1pm - 2:30pm

a whispering of leaves and perfume of flowers always pervaded the rooms

Charlotte Brontë, on visiting 84 Plymouth Grove