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Top 40 Book Club : Top 40 Book Club Reads 2017
32 Borrow the e-book through Borrowbox now! Work Like Any Other Virginia Reeves Some of the best fiction for book clubs to discuss falls into the historical fiction genre. Work Like Any Other is set in 1920s Alabama; a time and place that becomes both familiar and haunting. Roscoe Martin, proud of his skills in electrical work, a job of the future, reluctantly gives up his career to help his wife manage the inherited family farm. Using his trade skills to syphon electricity from the State Grid, he accidentally causes the death of an unsuspecting line inspector. He is jailed, deserted by his family and during his incarceration must come to terms with his guilt. Discussions will tease out moral dilemmas, broken dreams, family relationships and friendships. The soul searching is both intimate and authentic. Themes of racism and violence are historically accurate and equally authentic. What should I read next? The Illuminations by Andrew O’Hagan Top40BookClubReadsFICTION
Top 40 Book Club Reads 2016