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Morning Book Reading

My Friend Mr Campion, by Margery Allingham

Reader: Lesma Wood, 1RPH
Commenced: Thursday, 30 November 2023

Margery Allingham was an English novelist from the ‘Golden Age’ of detective fiction, and was considered one of its four ‘Queens of Crime’ along with Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers and Ngaio Marsh. My Friend Mr Campion, published in 1935, was the first appearance of Albert Campion, her famous detective.


Afternoon Book Reading

Flight Behavior, by Barbara Kingsolver

Reader: Dorothy Broom, 1RPH
Commenced: Monday, 16 October 2023

A suspenseful novel touching on class, poverty and climate change set against the backdrop of Dellarobia Turnbow’s life altering journey of conscience. Set in southern Appalachia the book explores the unforeseen impact of global concerns on a real life rural community.

Children / Young Adult Book Reading

Guardians: Wylah the Koorie Warrior, by Jordan Gould and Richard Pritchard

Rupina Ismail, 2RPH
Commenced: Tuesday, 10 October 2023

Wylah is brave, clever and strong-willed, and all her best friends are giant megafauna animals. But she isn’t a warrior. Not yet, anyway.

Then comes the day when her family is stolen by the dragon army, and her life is forever changed. She must find the courage to set out on a journey to save them. What will it take for Wylah to become a warrior, like her Grandmother before her?


Book reading times

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