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 normally meet at the Fletcher Moss on William Street in Didsbury around 8 pm. We can usually be found on the table with the books and flirtinis. Whilst the contagion lasts and we remain indoors we'll meet online, reading virtual books and drinking virtual flirtinis — vlirtinis if you will.

We've become rather popular recently so unfortunately aren't accepting new members just at the moment. But please drop us a line on the Contact Us form and we'll add you to our mailing list.

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

Thursday, 14 November 2019

The Amber Spyglass — Philip Pullman

Book cover for Philip Pullman's The Amber Spyglass in the South Manchester, Chorlton, and Didsbury book group Will and Lyra, whose fates are bound together by powers beyond their own worlds, have been violently separated. But they must find each other, for ahead of them lies the greatest war that has ever been — and a journey to a dark place from which no one has ever returned ...

This is the third and final part of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy.
This week's book is Philip Pullman's The Amber Spyglass and we'll be meeting at The Fletcher Moss on William Street in Didsbury.

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