Unfortunately, last month the Jane Austen Book Club meeting had to be cancelled. So we will pick up this month with the program we were going to put on last month - a showing of the 1995 version of "Persuasion" - Austen's bittersweet tale of love's second chances. We are back on our winter hours, so we will meet from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm in the McIntyre Room, Carnegie Bldg., 244 W. Michigan Ave.
As a followup to last month's discussion on "Persuasion", we will be watching the movie of the same name for the August meeting of the Jane Austen Book Club. We will meet at 5:00 pm in the McIntyre Room, in the Carnegie building on August 10th. Which version shall we watch? Both the 1995 version, starring Ciaran Hinds and Amanda Root, and the 2007 versions, starring Sally Hawkins and Rubert Penry-Jones were commissioned for Masterpiece Theatre with the 1995 version debuting in theaters, a first for Masterpiece. The 1995 version is beautifully filmed and was awarded a
Lumby Lines bye Gail Fraser.
While looking for books, by some of my favorite authors I I found a link to Gail Fraser’s Lumby books.
From the publisher:
“ What Garrison Keillor did for Lake Wobegon, Gail Fraser has done for Lumby
Cozy Library 2009