Category: Family drama

Flowers In The Attic – Virginia Andrews

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Suzy Four children are locked in an attic for years by their mother so she may inherit her father’s wealth. ❖ “I can’t believe I put everyone through reading this book.  LADIES, I APOLOGISE. I chose it for bookclub as… Continue Reading “Flowers In The Attic – Virginia Andrews”

The Member Of The Wedding – Carson McCullers

READ FOR BOOKCLUB Chosen by Sophia Troubled teen and tomboy Frankie Addams becomes obsessed with her brother’s wedding plans as she seeks to become a member of something important. ❖ “There is a kind of awkwardness to this book which makes it uncomfortable but distinctive, too.… Continue Reading “The Member Of The Wedding – Carson McCullers”

The Finkler Question – Howard Jacobson

READ FOR BOOKERTHON A satirical novel where two Jewish widowers reflect on their loves and losses and consider mis-directed acts of anti-Semitism. ☁ “Thoughts” – Suzy ☁ “There’s a bit of humour, a touch of reality and loveable characters here. A satisfying read but I… Continue Reading “The Finkler Question – Howard Jacobson”