Published: May, 2013
Audiobook read by Katherine Mangold Sample (audible)
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014
Has also won numerous other awards
Very interesting, definitely recommended!
What we Discussed:
- Karen Joy Fowler - the author, her background, her books and how she came to write this novel.
- The different covers of the book.
- This was an unexpected read for some as it is not like the Jane Austen Bookclub, which some of us have read.
- We cannot say too much about the theme of this book without spoiling the unexpected twist which occurs on p77 .
- The book generated a variety interesting issues for discussion,
- It was also an enlightening read, opening our eyes to happenings in this world that we know very little about.
Links: (DO NOT LOOK AT THE LINKS BELOW until you have read past p77 of the book!)
Karen Joy Fowler - website - link to a conversation with the author
Reading Guide PDF download (from Serpent's Tail website)
Nice pictures from Serpents Tail - look at that tag in the picture and ask yourself that question after p77
Interview with Karen Joy Fowler (youtube - 5mins)
First Tuesday Bookclub (Discussion - 12 mins video)
Project Nim (Trailer) (2:29)
Lucy Temmerlin (Pictures) (2:48)