Book Review: The Fever Tree, by Jennifer McVeigh
Thursday, December 4, at 1:00 p.m.
Led by noted book reviewer Edna Ritzenberg.
A sweeping novel of romance and South African history. Frances Irvine is forced by hopeless circumstances to emigrate from England to Capetown, to begin a reluctant but necessary marriage. There she discovers a strange new world where greed and colonial exploitation are bringing vast wealth to some and misery to countless others. Join us to explore this illuminating novel that lays bare the societal constraints faced by generations of women and the stark realities they bore with grace.
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