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    The Man on Platform Five by Robert Llewellyn
    September


    And now for something completely different.

    After the often harsh memoir of a family in extreme poverty, we now go into something rather more comical (I think?). This is Bubba's suggestion for this month so I hope you all enjoy it!

    The Blurb

    Quote Originally Posted by Goodreads
    Two posh girls, Gresham and Eupheme, are sitting on a train at Milton Keynes station when they see a trainspotter: a pathetic, badly-dressed saddo with a terrible haircut and a worse anorak. The two are half-sisters and have always fought: now their argument rages over the trainspotter. Is he doomed to eternal nerdiness or could he be taught to appreciate the finer things in life? Eupheme bets he can: in time for Gresham's engagement party she will have transformed him into a man that her sister would want to sleep with.



    Where to find a copy

    - Try your local library first of all. Nothing beats free reading!
    - If they don't have a physical copy, check to see if they have a digital library and see if they have a eBook or eAudiobook.
    - If that fails, check used book shops or used book websites online. You can often get a good deal. You could also use eReaders and apps to check their prices, like Kindle or Kobo.

    Discussion

    Unlike regular book groups, I'll keep this thread open for discussion throughout the month for people to post first impressions and ongoing thoughts about the story.

    Obviously, put such talk in spoiler tags. At the end of the month (I'm going to set a date for the 29th September), discussion no longer needs to be put in tags. Think of that date as the time we would meet up normally if this was a physical book club.

    Anyway, I hope you all manage to find a copy. This book might be more challenging to find compared to the The Glass Castle.

    If someone's really struggling, post about it and I'll see what I can do.

    Book Order

    Book Order

    Jinx - August - The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
    Bubba - September - The Man on Platform Five by Robert Llewellyn
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    Karifean
    WarZidane
    Freya
    Bri
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    Last edited by Formalhaut; 10-09-2017 at 12:12 PM.


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