Getting Together to Read - book clubs and reading groups

Nowadays, most books of fiction have a section at the back with a list of discussion points and notes for book clubs. Across Norfolk and Suffolk there is hardly a town (and many a village) that doesn't have at least one monthly meeting for book-lovers and, if none is nearby, newspapers and radio have also got into the act.

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Ghosts and Ghouls and all things scary!

Ghosts and Ghouls and all things scary!

It was in October 1991 that I made my first visit to America and was amazed at how huge Halloween was. Shops were full of costumes and snacks, every front step was decorated with pumpkins, orange plastic refuse sacks, with faces on, were stuffed with the fallen leaves and displayed on front lawns, shop assistants were in fancy dress and elegant businesswomen wore discreet witch-shaped earrings and stockings with a seam of tiny embroidered spiders.

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