Category Archive for: Book Reviews

May’s Book review “The 19th Wife” by David Ebershoff

by Sue Davy

  • Posted on June 6, 2017

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Bookworms The 19th Wife By David Ebershoff By Jane Upperton This book is set against the background of Mormonism (The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints) interlinked with polygamy. The book alternates between a contemporary story about modern polygamy and historical material. A couple of us who read the book weren’t keen on the…



Bookworms Book Review March

by Sue Davy

  • Posted on April 2, 2017

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Bookworms Moving By Jenny Eclair After several months of long/heavy/miserable books, it was requested that I choose a ‘smaller, more lighthearted’ book as my nomination on for this month’s book club. Not really my natural habitat but what better, I thought when I spotted  it in Kinokuniya, than British  stand up comic Jenny Eclair’s book,…



Sweet Caress by William Boyd

by Sue Davy

  • Posted on February 14, 2017

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This is a fictional autobiography of a woman written by a man and for these reasons alone I found it challenging and quirky. It is illustrated throughout by grainy ‘repurposed’ photos, which the author uses to convincingly represent the fictional characters who walk through the pages of the story. I did at times struggle with…



The Bees By Laline Paull

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  • Posted on February 12, 2016

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By Plip Henley Once again, a lively Book Club morning developed after first tasting and discussing the brownies kindly provided by Sue Davy! There was a unanimous vote of ten out of ten for these mars bar enriched delights. The book on the other hand was divided in to two very distinct camps of either…



The House of Askival by Merryn Glover

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  • Posted on February 12, 2016

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By Siti Survo This insightful and compelling book was recommended to the BWG book club. As I was new to the book club I was given the chance to adopt this book as my reading choice. Originally Gale had opted for it, but she was kind enough to relinquish her choice to the newbie of…



This is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

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  • Posted on February 12, 2016

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Review by Cristina Vite San Pedro This is a book of seemingly unrelated short stories. The challenge is to find out what the “Happy Marriage” looks like. Is it the author’s marriage to life and the experiences she had to go through to get there? Maybe it is the assembly of the stories that add up to a “Happy Marriage”…



AGM 2017 Committee Vacancies

 

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Our AGM will take place in March and we have several places available on the committee. The group is run by volunteers and we need people to help fill the vacancies to keep BWG running smoothly.

VACANCIES
Treasurer
Assistant Treasurer
Assistant Editor (Contact Magazine)
Assistant Advertising Co-ordinator
Coffee Lady – we already have one lady who needs someone to work with.
Lunch Ladies
Membership Ladies
Welfare – we already have on lady who needs someone to work with.
Activities – we already have one lady who needs someone to work with
Raffle Lady – we have one lady who needs someone to work with

If you would like any more information about any of the above please contact Gina Christie
(chairman@bwgbangkok.org)

Raffle Prize Requests

 Are you going on your holidays or moving on?
basketIf you are moving onto pastures new and want to get rid of any unopened bottles /gifts, the raffle department would be most grateful and delighted to help you out.

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We need your ring pulls!

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We are preparing to send a shipment of ring pulls up to Chiang Mai so if you have any to donate please contact our chairman

Why do we collect these precious items?

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