K's Book Club - Red Clocks

Jan/Feb selection: Red Clocks, by Leni Zumas 

K's Bookclub selects fiction titles, genre varies.  K's bookclub meets one time every other month. Day of week may vary. Led by LPB staff, Kirsten H.  


"Shattering.... With its strong point of view, the novel, in lesser hands, might have been reduced to agitprop, but Zumas has raised it, instead, to the level of literature, which readers will find deeply moving. The characters are beautifully realized, inviting empathy and understanding; the richly realized plot is compulsively readable, and the theme, with its echoes of Margaret Atwood, is never didactic but invites thought and discussion. The result is powerful and timely." 
Booklist, starred review


"In language both poetic and political, Zumas presents characters who are strong and determined; each is an individual in her own right. Inevitably, there will be comparisons to Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale, but Zumas's work is not nearly as dystopic or futuristic, only serving to make it that much more believable. Highly recommended."—Library Journal (starred review)

 

Event date: 

Sunday, January 20, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

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Red Clocks: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316434782
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - October 2nd, 2018