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Book Club Invite: Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

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Date: Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Time: 19:30 (7:30 pm)
Register by: 30 April 2019
Member Cost: Free!
Guests: €5,00 pp (READ about how this can be pro-rated towards your membership fee)

Our next book selection will be:

Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

Bernadette Fox is notorious. To Elgie Branch, a Microsoft wunderkind, she’s his hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled wife. To fellow mothers at the school gate, she’s a menace. To design experts, she’s a revolutionary architect. And to 15-year-old Bee, she is a best friend and, quite simply, mum. Then Bernadette disappears. And Bee must take a trip to the end of the earth to find her. Where’d You Go, Bernadette is a compulsively readable, irresistibly written, deeply touching novel about misplaced genius and a mother and daughter’s place in the world.

The book has gotten some  great reviews:

  • a novel full of honesty and heart * CNN *
  • a breathtakingly original comedy * ES MAGAZINE *
  • The funniest book I’ve read in a decade. I laughed to the point of crying on an airplane. My wife thought I’d lost my mind until she read it a few days later * John Green best-selling author of THE FAULT IN OUR STARS

It promises to be an enjoyable book – just what we need to compensate for the last gray days of winter!

Hope you will join us for what is sure to be a fun evening, and in the meantime – happy reading!

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