Now usually reading groups, book clubs, call them what you will, leave me cold – all a bit too earnest and I just like to enjoy my books, not spend time working out why (sorry to all those who thought my Reading was all about online lit crit….). But Elizabeth Noble’s Reading Group was far better than expected.
I raced through this one, battling through the tears and the emotions as I followed an eventful year in the lives of a group of English women (metropolitan mothers in the main) who form a reading group. Reminded me of the cast/characters in Cold Feet – some you love, some you hate, others simply infuriate – but the themes of love and loss are universal.
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