Book Club

Moominland Midwinter by Tovge Jansson

‘This is snow,’ Moomintroll whispered to himself. Moomins always sleep through the winter – or they did until the year Moomintroll woke up and went exploring in the silent, snow-covered valley where the river used to scuttle along and all his friends were so busy in summer.

For discussion 10 February at 4pm

A Walk In The Woods by Bill Bryson

‘Short of doing it yourself, the best way of escaping into nature is to read a book like A Walk in the Woods… Mr Bryson has met this challenge with zest and considerable humour… a funny book, full of dry humour… the reader is rarely anything but exhilarated.’

For discussion on 24 February 4pm

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

‘A magical novel for adults and children alike.’

For discussion on 10 March 4pm

Wilding by Isabella Tree

‘This tells the story of the ‘Knepp experiment’, a pioneering rewilding project in West Sussex, using free-roaming grazing animals to create new habitats for wildlife. Part gripping memoir, part fascinating account of the ecology of our countryside, Wilding is, above all, an inspiring story of hope.’

For discussion on 24 March 4pm