Tag Archives: fiction

Life of pi April 02

April online ebook club – Life of Pi by Yann Martel

This month’s online ebook club read is Life of Pi by Yann Martel. This bestselling novel follows the story of a sixteen year-old boy named Pi, who, following the tragic sinking of a cargo ship in which his family were killed, is stuck on a lifeboat with a Hyena, Zebra, Orang-Utan and a 450-pound Bengal […]

Tim Winton’s Eyrie

EYRIE by Tim Winton  Having previously enjoyed reading several of Winton’s novels I starting reading his latest, ‘Eyrie’ with keen anticipation. My initial reaction after a couple of chapters was that he was just trying too hard to live up to or surpass his previous works, with overly graphic descriptions and sometimes startling adjectives. Perseverence, […]

The Quiet American

I have embarked on an escapist, literary journey. I have packed my bag, my passport, my map and I’ve set off to see if I can travel “Around the World in 80 Literary Ways!” I plan to read both fiction and non-fiction in an attempt to traverse this wide and wonderful world of ours. Book thirty […]

Honolulu

I have embarked on an escapist, literary journey. I have packed my bag, my passport, my map and I’ve set off to see if I can travel ‘Around the world in 80 literary ways!” I plan to read both fiction and non-fiction in an attempt to traverse this wide and wonderful world of ours. Book […]

Shadow Play

I have embarked on an escapise literary journey. I have packed my bag, my passport, my map and I’ve set off to see if I can travel “Around the World in 80 Literary Ways”. I plan to read both fiction and non-fiction in an attempt to traverse this wide and wonderful world of ours. Book […]

The Garden of Evening Mists

I have embarked on an escapist, literary journey. I have packed my bag, my passport, my map and I’ve set off to see if I can travel “Around the world in 80 literary ways”! I plan to read both fiction and non-fiction in an attempt to traverse this wide and wonderful world of ours. Book twenty-six […]

The Gift of Rain

I have embarked on an escapist, literary journey. I have packed my bag, my passport, my map and I’ve set off to see if I can travel “Around the world in 80 literary ways”! I plan to read both fiction and non-fiction in an attempt to traverse this wide and wonderful world of ours. Book twenty-five […]

Running Dogs

I have embarked on an escapist, literary journey. I have packed my bag, my passport, my map and I’ve set off to see if I can travel ‘Around the world in 80 literary ways!” I plan to read both fiction and non-fiction in an attempt to traverse this wide and wonderful world of ours. Book […]

The 100-year-old-man who climbed out the window and disappeared Book Club discussion questions

The One-Hundred-year-old-man who climbed out the window and disappeared by Jonas Jonasson is available as one of the Gold Coast Libraries’ Book Club kits.  **Please be aware that book discussion questions may contain spoilers** Synopsis: Jonas Jonasson’s debut novel The One hundred year old man who climbed out the window and disappeared is a rollicking comedy of errors. […]

Let the Great World Spin – Discussion Questions

Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann is available as a book club kit through the Gold Coast Library Service. **Please be aware that book discussion questions may contain spoilers** Synopsis: A rich vision of the pain, loveliness, mystery, and promise of New York City in the 1970s. A radical young Irish monk struggles with […]

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 742 other followers