Daily Archives: July 14, 2017

The Road to Lichfield ~by Penelope Lively

Other reviewers have called this book quiet,  but I would rather just call it boring. That said,  it’s an old Booker Prize short-lister (1977)  and I read and almost always enjoy Booker Prize material with the Booker Prize reading group. … Continue reading

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My Name is Lucy Barton ~ by Elizabeth Strout

Lucy Barton, our first person protagonist, is having some medical complications from an appendectomy and is in the hospital for several weeks.  She misses her husband and daughters,  but during this time her mother travels from Amgash, Illinois to see her … Continue reading

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