The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom Adrift in a raft after a terrible shipwreck, ten strangers try to survive while they wait for rescue. After three days, short on water , food and hope, they spot a man floating in the waves. They pull him on board – and the survivor claims he
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The Reading Room | A book reading & discussion group
26/10/2021 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Reading Room (2.30pm – 4pm)
This workshop is a BMI Community Art Project – Ballarat’s Oldest Cultural Institution
The Women of Pearl Island by Polly Crosby Set on a secluded island off the British coast, The Women of Pearl Island is a moving and evocative story of family secrets, natural wonders and a mystery spanning decades. When Tartelin answers an ad for a personal assistant, she doesn’t know what to expect from her
The Spy’s Wife by Fiona McIntosh Evie, a widow and stationmaster’s daughter, helplessly looks out for the weekly visit of the handsome man she and her sister call The Southerner on their train platform in the wilds of northern England. When polite salutations shift to friendly conversations, they become captivated by each other’s reticent manner.
My Adventurous Life by Dick Smith Dick is a remarkable and proud Australian. He has been part of our national consciousness for over fifty year as an innovative and astute businessman, a generous philanthropist and a provocateur for the causes he feels deeply about Yes despite his great successes and achievements, Dick has remained down