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October's Book for discussing in November
September 12, 2010
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Ok, just so that people can order, buy, arrange to borrow the book, I think we need to decide what book we’ll be reading in October for discussion in November. Any ideas?

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Claire said:

Ok, just so that people can order, buy, arrange to borrow the book, I think we need to decide what book we’ll be reading in October for discussion in November. Any ideas?


How about “Lady in the Tower” by Allison Wier, I know some of us have already read it but since you are reading or just finished reading ” Anne Boleyn: Fatal Attraction” by G. W. Bernald it might make for some interesting debates and discussions? Smile

 

September 15, 2010
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Lady in the Tower sounds good.

September 15, 2010
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I would be ok with Lady in Tower as well….after we finish Wolf Hall, it would be good to discuss how much influence the Seymours had in bringing down Queen Anne.

Also I’m wondering if anyone is interested in Kelly Hart’s book, The Mistresses of Henry 8th.  I think its a bit dry but well researched, and I think it would be a good discussion book because not a lot is known about some of these woman….lots of mystery surround them.  Maybe one of winter months??

Jaye Kiss

 

 

September 16, 2010
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I think The Lady in the Tower is an excellent idea for October’s book. I have a hold pending on that book at the library, and it should arrive within the next week or so.

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September 16, 2010
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Jaye said:

Also I’m wondering if anyone is interested in Kelly Hart’s book, The Mistresses of Henry 8th.  I think its a bit dry but well researched, and I think it would be a good discussion book because not a lot is known about some of these woman….lots of mystery surround them.  Maybe one of winter months??

Jaye Kiss

 

 


 I have read Kelly Hart’s book. I enjoyed it and I have referred to it quite often.  I think it would be a good book to discuss anytime.

September 17, 2010
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I’ve already read Lady in the Tower, so I’ll pull it back out and run through it again to be ready to discuss!

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September 18, 2010
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These sound great 🙂 Also, to add to the list, what about 1536: The Year That Changed Henry VIII by Suzannah Lipscomb? It sounds interesting, Lipscombs’ theories on why 1536 shaped the rest of Henry’s life.

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September 18, 2010
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Just a few from my wish list: 

 

 

1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII. By Suzannah Lipscomb

The Mistresses of Henry VIII By Kelly Hart

The Queens Governess. By Karen Harper

The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn. By: Robin Maxwell

The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn. By: E. W. Ives 


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September 23, 2010
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How about LEGACY by Susan Kay it about Queen Elisabeth I

The descreption is: a spellbinding tale of england’s most passionate queen-and the three men whose destinies belonged to her.

September 24, 2010
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I haven’t even seen this post intil now. Surprised 

Have you guys decided on a book? I have serious problems in finishing Wolf Hall. I find it a lot more difficult to read than I thought. I might not be ready to discuss it in time.

September 24, 2010
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Hi Everyone – yaaahhh the weekend!…just couple of things.

Posting an excerpt from the first chapter of The “Lady in the Tower” for those who haven’t read it yet, and in case its selected for discussion.

http://www.mcclelland.com/cata…..ew=excerpt

 

NOTE TO LOTTE:  Please, please do join the Wolf Hall discussion.  If English is not your first language you may find it difficult because there is a lot of wit and humour and sometimes non-native speakers have hard time understanding what author is getting at.

But even if you don’t understand and you have to ask questions, probably there are ten other people who have same question as you, so everyone learns. 

Looking forward to reading everyone’s comments, October is almost here!

Jaye Kiss

 

 

 

 

September 26, 2010
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I think Lady in the Tower would be good.. I am sad to not be able to participate in the Wolf Hall discussion, but can’t wait to dive in to Lady in the Tower..

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September 26, 2010
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Jaye said:

Hi Everyone – yaaahhh the weekend!…just couple of things.

Posting an excerpt from the first chapter of The “Lady in the Tower” for those who haven’t read it yet, and in case its selected for discussion.

http://www.mcclelland.com/cata…..ew=excerpt

 

NOTE TO LOTTE:  Please, please do join the Wolf Hall discussion.  If English is not your first language you may find it difficult because there is a lot of wit and humour and sometimes non-native speakers have hard time understanding what author is getting at.

But even if you don’t understand and you have to ask questions, probably there are ten other people who have same question as you, so everyone learns. 

Looking forward to reading everyone’s comments, October is almost here!

Jaye Kiss

 

 

 

 


 

I concider English to be my second language. However, sometimes I find it difficult to know when there’s an actual dialog going on in the book (Wolf Hall) and therefore I feel like I’m missing crusial parts of it. Frown I want to finish the book, but I got the book pretty late, because I had to order it online and it takes about 7-14 days for the post to bring it to me.

 

So, can someone please decide on a book? If I don’t get the book we decide on asap I won’t be able to finish it in time to discuss it. Cry

September 26, 2010
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Lady in the Tower sounds good to me too 😉

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September 27, 2010
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It looks like people want The Lady in the Tower so let’s settle on that.

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September 27, 2010
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By the way, the audio version of The Lady in the Tower is also available for download on iTunes for people who prefer listening to books or who want to get hold of it quickly.

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September 27, 2010
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Sign me up for The Lady in the Tower!  I would have done Wolf Hall but I had too much to read this month as it was!

September 29, 2010
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Great for The Lady in the Tower! I’m an Alison Weir fan and I really like this book 🙂 Also, get excited for the Wolf Hall discussion!!!

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