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Richmond Book Club – Pod by Laline Paull

May 31, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us at our new bookstore’s Literary Lounge in Richmond to discuss great fiction and non-fiction books, both old and new.

Held on Wednesdays at the end of each month, you can drop in for good conversation, light refreshments and a friendly atmosphere.


Cost: £5.00

Led by bookshop owner, writer and publisher, Cheryl Robson and Bushra Dunne, emerging writer and bookseller. We currently have vacancies for new members.

The cost of the ticket is refundable against a copy of any book in the store. 20% off all books for book club members.

The book we are reading for the next meeting is Pod by Laline Paull

Description of POD:

Bestselling author Laline Paull returns with an immersive and transformative new novel of an ocean world and its extraordinary creatures, that is increasingly haunted by the cruelty and ignorance of the human race.

Ea has always felt like an outsider. She suffers from a type of deafness that means she cannot master the spinning rituals that unite her pod of spinner dolphins. When tragedy strikes her family and Ea feels she is partly to blame, she decides to make the ultimate sacrifice and leave.

As Ea ventures into the vast, she discovers dangers everywhere, from lurking predators to strange objects floating in the water. But just as she is coming to terms with her solitude, a chance encounter with a group of arrogant bottlenoses will irrevocably alter the course of her life.

In her terrifying, propulsive novel, Laline Paull explores the true meaning of family, belonging, sacrifice – the harmony and tragedy of the pod – within an ocean that is no longer the sanctuary it once was, and which reflects a world all too recognisable to our own.


May 31
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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