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Morning Book Reading

Remembering Babylon, by David Malouf

Reader: Tony Egan
Commenced: Monday, 17 June 2019

The story is centred around an English boy, Gemmy Fairley, who is stranded on an island and rescued by the natives of the island.

Inspired by the true observations of a British sailor, James Morrill, who as a young boy fell off a ship and spent sixteen years living with the aboriginals.

Afternoon Book Reading

The Colour of Magic, by Terry Pratchett

Reader: Barry Leviney
Commenced: Wednesday, 12 June 2019

The first of the Discworld comic fantasy series. This is a strange world inhabited by strange creatures. The city of Morpork is visit by the tourist Twoflower and his wizard guide Rincewind.

Children’s Book

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, by J.K. Rowling

Reader: Peter Gyngell
Commenced: Friday, 1 March 2019

Harry Potter is twelve years old and about to begin his second year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

Dobby the house elf does everything he can to prevent Harry returning to school, claiming that great danger awaits him there.

This is the second book in the Harry Potter series.

Fact or Fantasy

Great Australian Working Dogs, compiled by Angela Good and Mike Hayes

Reader: Brian Paterson
Commenced: Saturday, 18 May 2019

Stories about Australian working dogs from across the country.

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