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Morning Book Reading

Dickens in Europe; essays selected and introduced by Rosalind Vallance

Reader: Pat Wearne
Commenced: Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Author Charles Dickens’ travels in Europe between the years of 1837 and 1865.

Afternoon Book Reading

The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver

Reader: Kaaron Warren
Commenced: Friday, 5 July 2019

The story is told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, an evangelical preacher, who takes his family to the Belgian Congo in 1959.

Under the stress and hardship of life in an isolated village and the political turmoil in post-colonial Africa, the family tragically falls apart and goes its separate ways.

Children’s Book

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J.K. Rowling

Reader: Sue Farrelly
Commenced: Friday, 5 July 2019

Harry Potter is about to begin his third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, but finds the school in a state of tension.

Sirius Black, the mass murderer, has escaped from Azkaban, the wizard prison, and is believed to be heading for Hogwarts and Harry.

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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