Sunday, February 08, 2004

Book Club south of the river

Book Club #4 - Friday 8th February 2004 - Annandale Road (David's place)

Mr. Earley said “I'll keep this short...”
Mr. Clifford said “On the train back from work I would stare into the darkness rather than pick up the book... ”

Philip Roth - American Pastoral
BA 7.5/10, BC 5/10, DB 6.5/10, DA 8/10, PG 8.5/10, RE 4/10 - AVERAGE 6.6
Jimmy Smith - Peter and the Wolf
BA 7/10, BC 7.5/10, DB 7.5/10, DA 7.5/10, PG 6.5/10, RE 8/10 - AVERAGE 7.3

Mr. Ackland chose Alasdair Gray - Lanark and said “one of the reasons I'm recommending it is because I studied it and can't remember anything about it”
Mr Gathercole chose Gavin Bryars - The Sinking of the Titanic/Jesus' blood never failed me yet. The Virgin reissue of the version recorded for Brian Eno's label.