We are too fond of books -Book group favourites

By The Suffolk Anthology

By The Suffolk Anthology

Patience

Toby Litt

£9.99 £9.29

We were moved by this tender and humorous story about friendship in an orphanage

Summer

Edith Wharton

£8.99 £8.36

Beautifully written classic of a girl's sexual awakening swirls on the theme of social class .Perfect for an interesting discussion

The Power of the Dog

Thomas Savage

£8.99 £8.36

The story of cowboy brothers on a ranch at the turn of 20th century America started quietly and then , wham, hit us with a sucker punch !

Happiness

Aminatta Forna

£8.99 £8.36

A thought provoking love story tackling issues of race, culture and nature in the city

Breath

Tim Winton

£8.99 £8.36

A book about surfing, risk, power and teenage boys written in Winton's powerful, down -to - earth style was a great summer read

Moon Tiger

Penelope Lively

£9.99 £9.29

An evocative , stylish story that has stood the test of time and won universal praise within the group ( a very rare event ).

Little Siberia

Antti Tuomainen

£8.99 £8.36

Lots to comment on in this Finnish crime story which is part comedy , part tragedy- just like life

The Order of the Day

Eric Vuillard

£8.99 £8.36

Won the Prix Goncourt for fiction in 2017 and is really a historical essay with literary flourishes .Another unanimous success

All Among the Barley

Melissa Harrison

£8.99 £8.36

stimulated discussion about 1930's England. The tribulations of rural life , feminism and immigration

The Valley at the Centre of the World

Malachy Tallack

£8.99 £8.36

A really poetic novel of place set in Shetland . The sort of book where you feel that you have lived with the characters , and don't want to leave

Midwinter Break

Bernard MacLaverty

£8.99 £8.36

An intimate portrait of ageing love under crisis . A gem

Mothering Sunday

Graham Swift

£8.99 £8.36

Subtle, sensual novella. Exquisite .