Thursday, July 9, 2015

Join us for tea, presentations and discussion on the Booker prize-winning novel Disgrace (1999) by the Nobel prize-winning, South African novelist J. M. Coetzee.

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Join us at 6:30pm on 30th April 2015 for a drink as we uncover the themes in Robert Louis Stevenson’s gothic chiller,

BookTalk is back!

After a period of transition over the last few months, Cardiff BookTalk is back – now based in Cardiff University’s School of English, Communication & Philosophy.

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