Avid Reader Book Club Meeting - Atonement by Ian McEwan

July's Selection: Atonement by Ian McEwan

The Avid Reader Book Club

The Avid Reader Book Club meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7:30 pm at The Avid Reader Bookstore at 617 Second Street, downtown Davis.

This group of avid readers has been meeting for several years now. Join us for some great reads and lively discussion. We read everything from fiction to non-fiction and are always looking for interesting books on and off the bestseller lists. The Avid Reader bookstore in Davis will be providing the month's book club picks at 20% off for anyone interested whether you are a member or not.

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Membership:

NO FEE TO JOIN
NO LIST TO SIGN UP
Just show up, we're always happy to welcome new members! COME AND CHECK IT OUT!

 

Organizer: Jennie Woo

Contact: jenniewoo@hotmail.com

Please visit the Book Club page at: https://daviswiki.org/The_Avid_Reader_Book_Club

 

More about this title:

On a hot summer day in 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis witnesses a moment's flirtation between her older sister, Cecilia, and Robbie Turner, the son of a servant and Cecilia's childhood friend. But Briony's incomplete grasp of adult motives-together with her precocious literary gifts-brings about a crime that will change all their lives. As it follows that crime's repercussions through the chaos and carnage of World War II and into the close of the twentieth century, Atonement engages the reader on every conceivable level, with an ease and authority that mark it as a genuine masterpiece.

More about this author:

Ian McEwan is the bestselling author of more than ten books, including the novels The Comfort of Strangers and Black Dogs both shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Amsterdam winner of the Booker Prize, and The Child in Time winner of the Whitbread Award, as well as the story collections First Love, Last Rites winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, and In Between the Sheets He has also written screenplays, plays, television scripts, a children's book, and the libretto for an oratorio. He lives in London.

 

Event date: 
Monday, July 22, 2019 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
The Avid Reader
617 2nd St.
Davis, CA 95616
Atonement: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780385721790
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2003