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Here are the suggestions for this month.  Four weeks from yesterday just happens to be the first Thursday of the month.  Is this long enough for all of us?  Unless there any objections later on, the 7TH of December will be the night of the next meeting.

I have provided links to Amazon.com, prices for Kinokuniya and Dymocks (according to their respective websites) and Marrickville Library availability as of this morning.  Also, check out the author and title links for additional information.

Helen Garner - Joe Cinque's Consolation

Helen Garner followed the trials in the ACT Supreme Court.  Compassionate but unflinching, this is a book about how and why Joe Cinque died.  It probes the gap between ethics and the law; examines the helplessness of the courts in the face of what we think of as "evil".

Link: Amazon.com
Dymocks: $??.??
Kinokuniya: $24.94
Marrickville Council Library: 4 copies (Marrickville, Dulwich Hill, St Peters/Sydenham, Stanmore)


David Malouf - An Imaginary life

The Roman poet Ovid, exiled to a remote village on the edge of the Black Sea, tells the story of his meeting with a feral boy, brought up among wild animals in the snow.  It is a luminous encounter between civilization and nature.

Link: Amazon.com
Dymocks: $23.95
Kinokuniya: $23.94
Marrickville Council Library: 4 copies (Marrickville, Dulwich Hill, St Peters/Sydenham, Stanmore)


Alex Miller - Journey to the Stone Country

Betrayed by her husband, Annabelle retreats in confusion to the supposed sanctuary of her old family home in tropical Townsville.  There she meets and begins to work with ex-stockman and Jangga, Bo.  Intrigued by his assertion that he holds the key to her future, she begins on a path into her past.

Link: Amazon.com
Dymocks: $22.95
Kinokuniya: $22.94
Marrickville Council Library: 3 copies (Marrickville (Due 29/11/2006), Dulwich Hill, Stanmore)
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On November 10th, 2006 11:35 am (UTC), hecticred commented:
1.Joe Cinque
2.Imaginary
3.Stone
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