No! I Don't Want to Join A Book Club

No! I Don't Want to Join A Book Club

Book - 2006
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'Bookclub people always seem to have to wade through Captain Corelli's Mandolin or, groan, The God of Small Things. They feel they've forever got to poke their brain with a pointed stick to keep it working. But either you've got a lively brain or you haven't. And anyway, I don't want to be young and stimulated any more. Those oldies who spend their lives bicycling across Mongolia at eighty and para-gliding at ninety, aren't brilliant specimens of old age. No, they're just tragic failures who haven't come to terms with aging. I want to start doing old things, not young things.' Too young to get whisked away by a Stannah Stairlift, or to enjoy the luxury of a Walk-In Bath (but not so much that she doesn't enjoy comfortable shoes), Marie, is all the same, getting on in years - and she's thrilled about it!
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2006
ISBN: 9781905490127
1905490127
Branch Call Number: FIC Irons 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 246 p

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papabutterfly
Mar 10, 2017

A fun book to read but the potty-mouth language was unnecessary and off-putting.

jaelle Apr 01, 2012

A delightful read, especially for ladies of a certain age.

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smileyval
Sep 11, 2011

Wonderful entertaining read! Made me laugh and cry and I had trouble putting it down so just had to keep reading it!

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