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Book club: Nutshell

  • Nomad Books 781 Fulham Road London, England, SW6 5HA United Kingdom (map)

Monday 3rd July, 19:00pm

This months book to read is Nutshell, a novel by Ian McEwan.

Trudy has betrayed her husband, John. She’s still in the marital home – a dilapidated, priceless London townhouse – but John’s not here. Instead, she’s with his brother, the profoundly banal Claude, and the two of them have a plan and that plan involves murder.

But there is a witness to their plot: the inquisitive, nine-month–old resident of Trudy’s womb a Hamlet in miniature who hears and plays a very unusual kind of detective.

Told from a perspective unlike any other, Nutshell is a classic tale of murder and deceit from one of the world’s master storytellers.

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Earlier Event: July 1
Later Event: July 4
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