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Saturday 9th October 2021

Lost At Sea by Joel Smith

My most treasured book is Lost at Sea by Joel Smith. I really enjoyed this book because it has some big twists. It is also about the Royal Navy and...

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Saturday 9th October 2021

Dune by Frank Herbert

What is the book about? The fight for resources and the rise and fall of royal houses connected to this strife. What was good about it? One of the premier...

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Saturday 9th October 2021

Wild Embers by Nikita Gill

It managed to put into words so many of the things I wish I had been able to tell my daughter about life. It gave me a better insight into...

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Saturday 9th October 2021

For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemmingway

What is the book about? The Spanish Civil War before the lead to WW2. What was good about it? Detailed war/Civil war, effect on the soldiers, urban popular, peoples, the...

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Saturday 9th October 2021

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

What is the book about? The need to belong. Often misrepresented in modern films the monster created by Frankenstein is abandoned by his creator and has no guidance, no moral...

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Saturday 9th October 2021

Bridget Jones’ Diary by Helen Fielding

What is the book about? A comedic novel. The book follows a woman as she handles the stress of dating, her parents’ divorce and work place romance/break ups and how...

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Saturday 9th October 2021

Earthsea Trilogy by Ursula Le Guin

What is the book about? The coming of age of a wizard who needs to understand his true self and the nature of his darker side. What was good about...

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Saturday 9th October 2021

Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

Review 1 What is the book about? Written in the 1940’s it imagines a future world in 1984 controlled by an unseen power – big brother, where individuals are subordinated...

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Saturday 9th October 2021

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

This was the book that inspired me to read again in my twenties. I could not put the book down as every page drew me deeper into the characters and...

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Saturday 9th October 2021

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

What is the book about? A group of people who can’t get it together, due to social pressure to behave in a prescribed way What was good about it? The...

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Wednesday 4th August 2021

Theresa’s Blog

  Theresa was a member of our group. She is keeping the skills of the garment industry alive in South Wigston. There’s not a day goes by when I don’t...

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Wednesday 7th July 2021

DoYouSeeWhatISee? South Wigston

Do You See What I See? in South Wigston was developed to explore the heritage of South Wigston through the eyes of local people.

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