A friendly book club meets in the Stableyard Cafe at Normanby Hall Country Park one Wednesday each month. New members are always welcome. If you would like to join, please contact book club member Sue Hutson directly by email: susanhutson442@btinternet.com.

Books that have already been discussed by the Normanby Book Club are:

  • Notes from an Exhibition – Patrick Gale
  • The Rosie Project – Graeme Simsion
  • Perdita, the Life of Mary Robinson – Paula Byrne
  • The Sense of an Ending – Julian Barnes
  • Saturday – Ian McEwan
  • The Accidental – Ali Smith
  • The Blue Book – A. L. Kennedy
  • Mr Golightly’s Holiday – Salley Vickers
  • The Mayor of Casterbridge – Thomas Hardy
  • The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets – Eva Rice
  • A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens
  • Instructions for a Heatwave, Maggie O’Farrell
  • NW, Zadie Smith
  • The Mill on the Floss, George Eliot
  • The People on Privilege Hill, Jane Gardam
  • Middle Age, Joyce Carol Oates
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon
  • Semi-Detached, Griff Rhys Jones
  • A Thousand Splendid Sons, Khaled Hosseini
  • A Kind Man, Susan Hill
  • A Summer Promise, Katie Flynn
  • Life after Life, Kate Atkinson
  • The Wasp Factory, Iain Banks
  • Scoop, Evelyn Waugh
  • The World’s Wife, Carol Ann Duffy
  • Hawksmoor, Peter Ackroyd
  • Tears of the Giraffe, Alexander McCall Smith
  • Plugged, Eoin Colfer
  • A God in Ruins, Kate Atkinson
  • Americanah Chimamanda, Ngozi Adiche
  • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, Paul Torday
  • Standing in Another Man’s Grave, Ian Rankin
  • Sleep Pale Sister, Joanne Harris
  • The Remains of the Day, Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Arthur and George, Julian Barnes
  • Jamaica Inn, Daphne du Maurier
  • In One Person, John Irving
  • The Finkler Question, Howard Jacobson
  • Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
  • An Awfully Big Adventure, Beryl Bainbridge
Normanby Book Club
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