Book club: Meet up or online on June 2nd

March 14, 2022 10:57 am Published by

Now that the horror of COVID is leaving us we have re-launched our book club as a bi-monthly book selection with group discussions at our meetup location in Penryn, and our online group for those outside of the area.

Our selection for April is…

Mother’s Boy by Patrick Gale

This is Patrick Gale’s seventeenth novel and his first fully historical book since A Place Called Winter.

It is based around the known facts of the boyhood and youth of the great Cornish poet, Charles Causley and the life of the mother who raised him singlehandedly.

Mother’s Boy is the story of a man who is among, yet apart from his fellows, in thrall to, yet at a distance from his own mother; a man being shaped for a long, remarkable and revered life spent hiding in plain sight. But it is equally the story of the dauntless mother who will continue to shield him long after the dangers of war are past.

Reviews by our members will be posted following our book club meet up on Thursday, June 2nd @6pm. If you can’t make it to the meeting then post your review in our online group chat.

416 page
Tinder Press
1 Mar. 2022

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