Photo: Cliff by Pen y Garreg dam
by David Chandler

'The Readers'

Group Leader: Margaret Mason - margaret@u3a-llandrindod.org.uk

'The Readers' is a Book Group which normally meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 2:30pm, Meeting locations vary. Please check with the group leader.

Each member of the group has the opportunity of recommending a book and leading the discussion at a meeting.

Note: The Readers is one of two book groups in Llandrindod U3A. See also the Book Circle.

 

Forthcoming books:

  • December 2018 "The Christmas Thief" - Mary and Carol Higgins Clark
  • January 2019 "The Thing about Clare" - Imogen Clark

See below for lists of books we have previously read.

 

Above : Margaret Mason, Group Leader


Members of the group in August 2016 discussing Jan's book - "When Hitler stole Pink rabbit"

 

Books read previously include:

  • 'The Secret Scripture' - Sebastian Barry
  • 'Wild Swans' by Jung Chang
  • 'The Hare with Amber Eyes' by Edmund de Waal
  • 'Flight Behaviour' - Barbara Kingsolver
  • 'Rebecca' by Daphne du Maurier
  • 'Suite Francaise' by Irene Nemirovsky
  • 'The Bell Jar' by Sylvia Plath
  • 'The Thirteenth Tale' by Diane Setterfield
  • 'The Railway Man' by Eric Lomax
  • 'Trustee from the Toolroom' by Nevil Shute
  • 'Russian Winter' by Daphne Kolotay
  • Father and Son by Edmund Gosse
  • January 2015 The sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
  • February 2015 A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood
  • March 2015 'Wives and Daughters' by Elizabeth Gaskell
  • April 2015 'The Children Act' by Ian McEwan
  • May 2015 'A Thousand Splendid Suns' by Khaled Hosseini
  • June 2015 'Brideshead Revisited' by Evelyn Waugh
  • July 2015 'Infidel' by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
  • August 2015 'The Time Travellers Wife' by Audrey Niffenegger
  • September 2015 'The 'Miniaturist' by Jessie Burton
  • October 2015 'Go Set a Watchman' by Harper Lee
  • November 2015 'Us' by David Nicholls
  • December 2015 'Emma' by Jane Austen
  • January 2016 'Washington Square' by Henry James
  • February 2016 'The Help' By Kathryn Stockett
  • March 2016 'Cutting for Stone' by Abraham Verghese
  • April 2016 'Round Ireland with a Fridge' by Tony Hawk
  • May 2016 'Gone with the Wind' by Margaret Mitchell
  • June 2016 "All the light we cannot see", by Anthony Doerr
  • July 2016 "A walk in the woods" by Bill Bryson
  • August 2016 "When Hitler stole pink rabbit" by Judith Kerr
  • September 2016 "Hotel Du Lac" - Anita Brookner
  • October 2016 "Absolute Friends" - John LeCarre
  • November 2016 "A short history of tractors in Ukranian" - Marina Lewychka
  • December 2016 "The life of Pi" - Yann Martel
  • January 2017 "Magic Army" - Leslie Thomas
  • February 2017 "The Leopard" - Giuseppe Lampedusa
  • March 2017 "The Noise of Time" - Julian Barnes.
  • April 2017 "The Pearl that Broke its Shell" - Nadia Hashimi.
  • May 2017 "Only Time will Tell" - Jeffrey Archer.
  • June 2017 "The Shock of the Fall" - Nathan Filer.
  • July 2017 "A Prayer for Owen Meany" - John Irving.
  • August 2017 "Case Histories" - Kate Atkinson.
  • September 2017 "Talking to the Dead" - Harry Bingham.
  • October 2017 "The Essex Serpent" - Sarah Perry.
  • November 2017 "The Almond Blossom Appreciation Society" - Chris Stewart.
  • December 2017 "Cold Comfort Farm" - Stella Gibbons.
  • January 2018 "The Peach Blossom Pavilion" - Mingmei Yip.
  • February 2018 "The Citadel" - A.J.Cronin
  • March 2018 "The Devil Wears Prada" - Lauren Weisberger
  • April 2018 "Confederacy of Dunces" - John Kennedy Toole
  • May 2018 "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" - Rachel Joyce
  • June 2018 "A Man called Ove" - Frederik Backman
  • July 2018 "Stoner" - John Williams
  • August 2018 "Wilt" - Tom Sharpe
  • September 2018 "His Bloody Project" - Graeme Macrae Burnet
  • October 2018 "The Mysteries of Glass" - Sue Gee
  • November 2018 "On Angel Mountain" - Brian John