Renegade Readers met again and as usual a wide range of pieces were read out and discussion ranged between snakes, learning languages, bears, the Brontes, old age, refugees, class, war – all stimulated by our readings.
The readings included:
- Thomas Hardy‘s poem Afterwards
- Elena Ferrante‘s novel My Brilliant Friend
- Jean Rhys‘ novel Wide Sargasso Sea
- W H Auden‘s poem The Refugee Blues
- Siegfried Sassoon‘s memoir Siegfried’s Journey
- D H Lawrence‘s poem Beautiful Old Age
- D H Lawrence’s poem Snake
The next meeting will take place at Newcastle-under-Lyme Library at 11am on Thursday 26th April 2016, and every last Thursday of the month thereafter. All are welcome to attend, whether it is to read or listen.