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Afternoon Book Club reading lists

Reading lists of books discussed at the Afternoon Book Club meetings.
Updated: 18/11/2019 9:51 a.m.

November 2019

Topic: water

  • The Secret Servant by Daniel Silva
  • Miracle at St Andrews by James Patterson and Peter de Jonge
  • Water Music by Margie Orford
  • Icebergs and Glaciers by Seymour Simon
  • The Voyage of the Icebergs by Eleanor Jones Harvey
  • Deep Water by Patricia Highsmith
  • Water by Bapsi Sidhwa
  • Erebus by Michael Palin
  • Silver Bay by Jojo Moyes
  • Fusion by Kate Richards
  • Memory of Water by Emmi Itaranta
  • Meltwater by Suzanne Ashmore
  • Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald
  • Black Water by Cormac O’Keeffe 

October 2019

Topic: animals

  • The Dogs of Windcutter Down by David Kennard
  • Shrek: the story of a Kiwi icon by John Perriam
  • The Travelling Cat Chronicles by Hiro Arikawa
  • Silent Footsteps by Sally Henderson
  • Chardin ed. by Pierre Rosenburg
  • English Animals by Laura Kaye
  • My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell 

September 2019

Topic: mythology

  • The Vintner’s Luck by Elizabeth Know
  • The Greek Myths by Robert Graves
  • Dreamer’s Pool by Juliet Marillier
  • The Language of the Goddess by Marija Gimbutas
  • The Power of Myth by Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers
  • The Volunteer by Jack Fairweather
  • Celtic Myths and Legends by Fiona MacDonald
  • The Book of Celtic Symbols by Joules Taylor
  • Circe by Madeline Miller
  • Understand Greek Mythology by Steve Eddy and Claire Hamilton
  • Heroes of the Round Table by Mike Dixon-Kennedy
  • Maori Myth by A W Reed, illustrated by Roger Hart
  • Usborne Illustrated Guide to Norse Myths and Legends
  • Myths of the Pagan North by Christopher Abram
  • A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes 
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