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Write On, Door County is excited to start two new book discussion groups at our home in Juddville! One group will focus on discussion of primarily contemporary poetry while a second group will explore Victorian novels. More book discussion groups, including one focused on books with a Door County connection, are forming and locations other than Juddville are being explored. If you are interested in facilitating a discussion group or have ideas for other groups, please let us know. (...)(Via Green Bay Press Gazette)
Led by local British literature enthusiast Alissa Ehmke, the Victorian Reading Group meets at 2 pm on the last Saturday of the month. The first of the novels to be discussed is Anne Brontë’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall on March 29. Future readings are Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell on April 26; Villette by Charlotte Brontë on May 31; The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot on June 28; Great Expectations by Charles Dickens on July 26; The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins on August 30; Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy on September 27; The Story of an African Farm by Olive Schreiner on October 25; New Grub Street by George Gissing on November 29; and Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy on December 27.