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Morning Book Reading

The Great World, by David Malouf

Reader: Belinda Kendall
Commenced: Monday, 21 October 2019

Follows the relationship of two men who get to know each other in prison camp after the Fall of Singapore.  Digger Keane is a quiet man working as a ferryman at a tiny river crossing named for his family.  Vic Curran is an aggressive, impulsive man who rose from a very poor childhood to become a wealthy wheeler-dealer in Sydney’s money market.

 

Afternoon Book Reading

A Fence Around the Cuckoo, by Ruth Park.

Reader: Dorothy Taylor
Commenced: Monday, 11 November 2019

Well-known author Ruth Park tells the story of her childhood and youth in New Zealand and her first attempts to make her way as a writer.

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.

Book reading times

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