Plymouth IVC has a very active bookclub held on the last Friday of each month.

Below is a list of books that have been read.

Life of Pi Yann Martel
The Magnetic Pulse of Life Alan Cruice
The Interpretation of Murder Jed Rubenfeld
An Equal Music Vikran Seth
The Lovely Bones Alice Sebold
A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian Marina Lewycka
The Celestine Prophesy James Redfield
My Sister’s Keeper Jodi Picoult
The Book Thief Marcus Zusak
The Crystal ? (Val’s choice)
The Painted Veil Somerset Maughan
A Winter Book Tove Jansson
How Green is my Valley Richard Llewellyn
His Dark Materials Philip Pullman
An Island Parish: A Summer of Scilly Nigel Farrell
The Outcast Sadie Jones
The Secret Scripture Sebastian Barry
Honey & Dust: Travels in Search of Sweetness Piers Moore Ede
Somewhere Towards the End Diana Athill
Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
Wolf Hall Hilary Mantell
Small Island Andrea Levy
Married to a Bedouin Marguerite van Geldermalsen
Bel Canto Ann Patchett
The Sound of Silence Richard Keoghoe
Recipes for Cherubs Babs Horton
The End of the Affair Graham Greene
Three Cups of Tea Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin
Alone on a Wide Wide Sea Michael Morpurgo
Of Mice & Men John Steinbeck
Sacred Hearts Sarah Dunant
A Week In December Sebastian Faulkes
As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning Laurie Lee
Princess Jean Sasson
An Act of Treachery Ann Widdecombe
War Horse Michael Morpurgo
The Reluctant Fundamentalist Mohain Hamid
The Fifth Child Doris Lessing
Horse Boy Rupert Isaacson
Blitz Cat Robert Westall
Date Book Author
2013
Jan The Man Who Forgot His Wife
Feb The Birth of Venus Sarah Dunant
Mar Alone in Berlin Hans Fallada, tr Michael Hofmann
Apl Animal Farm George Orwell
May Ecological Ethics Patrick Gurry
June The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry Rachael Joyce
July The Girl at the Top Table Martin Horrocks
September Howards End E M Forster
Oct The Reason I Jump Naski Higashida tr David Mitchell
Nov Perfume Patrick Suskind
2014
Jan The Light Between Oceans M L Stedman
Feb The 5 People You Meet in Heaven Mitch Albom
Mar The Secret History Donna Tartt
Apl The Wasp Factory Iain Banks
May Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter Simone de Beauvoir
June The Husbands Secret Liane Moriarty
July The Lost Child of Philomena Lee Martin Sixsmith
Sept From My Sister’s Lips Na’ima B Roberts
And
Infidel Ayaan Hirsti Ali
Oct Watership Down Richard Adams
Nov Man’s Search for Meaning Victor Frankl
2015
Jan Saddled with Darwin Toby Green
Feb Enduring Love Ian McEwan
Mar The Woolpack Cynthia Harnett
Apl Toast Nigel Slater
May The Miniaturist Jessie Burton
June Railway Man Eric Lomax
July Fever Mary Beth Keane
September Us David Nicholls
Oct To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
Nov The Earth Hums in B Flat Mari Strachan
2016
Jan The Memory Keeper’s Daughter Kim Edwards
Feb After the Fire, A Still Small Voice Evie Lloyd
Mar A Buzz in the Meadow Dave Goulson
Apl The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Anne Bronte
May The Whitest Flower Brendan Graham
June The Good Liar Nicholas Searle
July Number 11 Jonathan Coe

Sept

1984 and Brave New World

George Orwell & Aldous Huxley

Oct

The Postmistress

Sarah Blake

Nov

The Ship of Brides

Jojo Moyes

2017

 

 

Jan

Coffin Road

Peter May

Feb

Still Alice

Lisa Genova

Mar

The House of Spirits

Isabel Allende

Apl

Sleeping on Jupiter

Anuradha Roy

May

A Year of Marvellous Ways

Sarah Winman

June

A Single Swallow

Horatio Clare

July

Puckoon

Spike Milligan

Sept

The Dark Flood Rises

Margaret Drabble

Oct

The High Mountains of Portugal

Yann Martel

Nov

Midnight’s Children

Salman Rushdie

2018

 

 

Jan

Lewis Man

Peter May

Feb

The Catcher in the Rye

J D Salinger

Mar

The Extraordinary Life of Frank Derrick

J B Morrison

April

The Black House

Peter May

May

Me Before You

Jojo Moyes

June

The January Man

Christopher Somerville

July

Feral

George Monbiot

Sept

The Music Shop

Rachel Joyce

Oct

Driving Over Lemons

Chris Stewart

Nov

No Way But Gentlenesse

Richard Hines

2019

 

 

Jan

The Heart’s Invisible Furies

John Boyne

Feb

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Khalid Hosseini