South Manchester Book Group

We're a friendly and open reading group, and we share a love of books and discussing them with other people. We meet every fortnight, but you don't have to come to them all. It's dead simple; choose a book you like the sound of, read it (or even part of it) beforehand and turn up with a few ideas and money for beer / wine / flirtinis. It's very informal, and we're quite a friendly bunch.

We now meet at Ye Olde Cocke on Wilmslow Road in Didsbury around 8 pm. We can usually be found on the table with the books and flirtinis.

If you enjoy talking about books over a quiet drink, then please join us — new members are very welcome.

Our reading list, past, present, and future, appears here and a short version of what we’re reading next is here.

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Strangers On A Train — Patricia Highsmith

Book cover for Patricia Highsmith's Strangers On A Train in the South Manchester, Chorlton, and Didsbury book groupStrangers on a Train is a psychological thriller novel about two men whose lives become entangled after one of them proposes they trade murders. He then goes ahead and fulfills his end of the imaginary bargain, and then tries to force the other to complete his side of the bargain ...

This week's book is Patricia Highsmith's Strangers On A Train and we'll be meeting at The Fletcher Moss on William Street in Didsbury.