Talks

Talks

Nabokov Recovered

  For our October 2019 meeting Miles Leeson gave a presentation on why Nabokov should be considered one of the great writers of the twentieth century, in the company of…

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Iris Murdoch

Frances opened her September 2019 presentation with a biographical summary of key events in the Irish novelist’s life. Iris was born in Dublin in 1919 but left Ireland as a…

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Virginia McKenna

We welcomed a very special speaker to our August 2019 meeting. Virginia McKenna inspired us all with her talk on the founding of the Born Free Foundation ( ) which works to…

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Austen Sisters

Despite the heat there was a good attendance at our July meeting, for Rowan Suart’s presentation on the Austen Sisters. Rowan started by saying that Jane Austen was very proud…