2017 – 2018 Book Club books





June 2017:  All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

A beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as they both try to survive the devastation of World War 2.

July 2017:  The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley

In 1883 Thaniel Steepleton’s life is saved, during a blast that destroys Scotland Yard, by a pocket watch that he finds on his pillow in his flat. This prompts him to go in search of its maker.

August 2017:  Riot and Retribution by Alex E. Robertson

A tale of passion and intrigues set in Bath and Bristol in 1831 when Britain was in social turmoil





September:  2017 The Dark Circle by Linda Grant

After the Second World War as the National Health Service begins.  An East End brother and sister are sent to a sanatorium to be treated for Tuberculosis in the new regime.

October: 2017 We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

PENGUIN CLASSICS American gothic

Shirley Jackson’s Masterpiece: the deliciously dark and funny story of Merricat, tomboy teenager, beloved sister and possible lunatic.

November: 2017 Daisy in Chains by Sharon Bolton

Famous Killers Have Clubs.

Who would join such a club?

Would you?




January: 2018 Birdcage Walk by Bristol Writer Helen Dunmore

Domestic Terror in Georgian Bristol with the command of a thriller.

Pick up a book and join in!