BBC Radio Suffolk book club reviews

The Girl Who Reads on the Metro
by Christine Féret-Fleury
Date selected: 6th October 2020
Anyone for Edmund?
by Simon Edge
A comic tale setting the already extraordinary story of the medieval saint Edmund against the shenanigans of modern British government.
Date selected: 1st September 2020
The Offing
by Benjamin Myers
An unlikely friendship between a 16-year-old miner's son and an eccentric elderly woman, set on the Yorkshire coast one summer after the second world war, this book has been described as 'full of warmth and kindness'. What will we think of it?
Date selected: 4th August 2020
Leonard and Hungry Paul
by Ronan Hession
Date selected: 7th July 2020
The Hunting Party
by Lucy Foley
A group of friends gather in a remote, luxury, hunting lodge in Scotland for a fun reunion. But as the snow falls, one of them goes missing. This murder-mystery has consistently topped the charts. What will we think of it?
Date selected: 2nd June 2020
The Lido
by Libby Page
A gentle but powerful tale of friendship, community and determination.
Date selected: 2nd April 2019
A Place Called Winter
by Patrick Gale
A stunning, sensitive portrayal of a man's fight to survive and to love.
Date selected: 9th February 2015
Where the Crawdads Sing
by Delia Owens
A beautiful, engrossing and unforgettable read, it's topped the bestseller charts and is due to be made into a film. We loved it!
Date selected: 5th May 2020
The Great Level
by Stella Tillyard
Date selected: 30th March 2020
Reasons to be cheerful
by Nina Stibbe
A wry account of a young woman leaving home for her first job as a dental assistant, growing up in the 1970s.
Date selected: 8th January 2020