As usual a wide variety of books were read among them Poet by Michael Connelly, this book kept the reader engrossed to the last page. The Keeper of Lost Things was well written by Lyn Hogan.
Time of God of Gold by Wilbur Smith was praised for the excellent descriptions. The regular authors David Balducci, JD Robb (Nora Robb) are still read with enthusiasm.
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantell and the sequel Bring Up the Bodies were discussed along with Stateless by Anna Coslove. Alice enjoyed Everything is Teeth by Joseph Summer. An old favourite Alexander McCall Smith was mentioned and Minette Walters story The Last Hours set in England in 1348 about the Black Plague provoked comparison with Geraldine Brooks.
Laurie told us about Vision Australia who have a Radio Station that quote articles from the daily newspapers, unless you need it you don’t know about these interesting things are happening all around us.
Stephen Carrol a Melbourne author has written a book on The Spirit of Progress. Quite a few of us remembered the train going between Melbourne and Sydney.
Good reading everyone, see you on the 3rd April.