BookTalk will be back soon...

All has been quiet on the BookTalk front for the last few months, but plans have been developing behind the scenes to relaunch BookTalk as a thriving book discussion event on the Cardiff literary land

And Then There Were None

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Ten strangers, apparently with little in common, are invited to Soldier Island off the coast of Devon by the mysterious U.N.Owen.


Monday, March 31, 2014

In 1956, towards the end of Reverend John Ames's life, he begins a letter to his young son:

What's different about Cardiff BookTalk?

Cardiff BookTalk is a University book group with a difference - we discuss expert perspectives and reader's ideas about the big ideas in a range of classic and contemporary fiction.

Spectrality in 'The Little Stranger'

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Here, Prof Ann Heilmann examines the various interpretations of spectrality in The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters.

Social Class in 'The Little Stranger'

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Here, Professor David James discusses the presentation of social class in The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

Class and the Welfare State in 'The Little Stranger'

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Here, Dr Stephanie Ward outlines the historical context of The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters