Friends Book Club
March 11 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The Friends of the Walker Memorial Book Club meets the second Thursday of the month at 2 pm. We are currently meeting via zoom. If you are interested in joining, please send an email to email@example.com and we will send you the zoom link. This months selection is “Meet me at the Museum” by Anne Youngson.
Book Synopsis as follows: When the curator of a Danish museum responds to a query about ancient exhibits, he doesn’t expect a reply.
When Tina Hopgood first wrote it, nor did she …
Professor Anders Larsen, an urbane man of facts, has lost his wife, along with his hopes and dreams for the future. He does not know that a query from a Mrs Tina Hopgood about a world-famous antiquity in his museum is about to alter the course of his life.
Oceans apart, an unexpected correspondence flourishes as they discover shared passions: for history and nature; for useless objects left behind by loved ones; for the ancient and modern world, what is lost in time, what is gained and what has stayed the same. Through intimate stories of joy, anguish, and discovery, each one bares their soul to the other. But when Tina’s letters suddenly cease, Anders is thrown into despair. Can this unlikely friendship survive?