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Their Finest Hour and a Half by Lissa Evans

Written by · Published Oct 12, 2017


Their Finest Hour and a Half is funny, moving, romantic and uplifting, yet realistic about the tragedies of the Second World War.

The Tenderness of Wolves by Stef Penney

Written by · Published Aug 15, 2017


The Tenderness of Wolves sets a number of admirable characters against a wonderfully-described landscape.

Less Than Angels by Barbara Pym

Written by · Published Jul 27, 2017


Less Than Angels is very well-written and features astute observations and laugh-out-loud humour

The Reader on the 6.27 by Jean-Paul Didierlaurent

Written by · Published Jul 4, 2017


Chantry Journeys book group found The Reader on the 6.27 a larger-than-life, unique, original and absolutely delightful story.

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Written by · Published Jun 20, 2017


A Discovery of Witches provoked lively discussion among members of the Chantry Journeys reading group

The Penguin Lessons by Tom Michell

Written by · Published Jun 15, 2017


The Borrowers book group found The Penguin Lessons charming, amusing and interesting.

The Stopped Heart by Julie Myerson

Written by · Published Jun 8, 2017


The Stopped Heart is an eerie and resonant novel with masterfully-created characters and skilful plotting.