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Book Club—Old Filth by Jane Gardam

September 30, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for our monthly book plática every last Friday of the month at noon. Light drinks and snacks are provided. Feel free to bring your brown bag lunch.

Old Filth by Jane Gardam

Sir Edward Feathers has had a brilliant career, from his early days as a lawyer in Southeast Asia, where he earned the nickname Old Filth (FILTH being an acronym for Failed In London Try Hong Kong) to his final working days as a respected judge at the English bar. Yet through it all he has carried with him the wounds of a difficult and emotionally hollow childhood. Now an eighty-year-old widower living in comfortable seclusion in Dorset, Feathers is finally free from the regimen of work and the sentimental scaffolding that has sustained him throughout his life. He slips back into the past with ever mounting frequency and intensity, and on the tide of these vivid, lyrical musings, Feathers approaches a reckoning with his own history. Not all the old filth, it seems, can be cleaned away.

See what books are next on our list by visiting our Book Club Page


September 30, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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