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Book 1: Kindred by Octavia Butler

Hosted by the Consul of the Perth Foodies Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Tue 14 Jan 18:30 - 21:00

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First book for Protected content
Last year we read 8 books together.

Please join us for the first book of the year. What does it work?
We read the book first and on the date we bring a small plate of finger food to share and wine. We discuss the book and everything and anything that comes to mind! Join us for an interesting evening of likeminded people. You might come back!

About the book:
Goodreads rating 4.2

The first science fiction written by a black woman, Kindred has become a cornerstone of black American literature. This combination of slave memoir, fantasy, and historical fiction is a novel of rich literary complexity. Having just celebrated her 26th birthday in Protected content , Dana, an African-American woman, is suddenly and inexplicably wrenched through time into antebellum Maryland. After saving a drowning white boy there, she finds herself staring into the barrel of a shotgun and is transported back to the present just in time to save her life. During numerous such time-defying episodes with the same young man, she realizes the challenge she’s been given...