July Bookclub: The Railwayman’s Wife 5



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We kick off July with a beautiful book called The Railwayman’s wife.  A book about three people, struggling to come to terms with great loss after the end of the war, search for peace in a small town’s library in a heartbreaking novel of love and loss and the healing power of memory and words.


The Railwayman’s Wife

by Ashley Hay,

Genre – Recent Release.

Our discussion on this book will kick off at 8.00pm on Tuesday 30 July, lead by Karen O’Brien-Hall  Check back here for the conversation to start, and if you have any questions at all, post them in the comments field below.


Rebecca Wilson

Rebecca Wilson is the founder and publisher of Starts at Sixty. The daughter of two baby boomers, she has built the online community for over 60s by listening carefully to the issues and seeking out answers, insights and information for over 60s throughout Australia. Rebecca is an experienced marketer, a trained journalist and has a degree in politics. A mother of 3, she passionately facilitates and leads our over 60s community, bringing the community opinions, needs and interests to the fore and making Starts at Sixty a fun place to be.

  1. Hello Everyone
    Well our first Book Club meeting is over and now it’s onto book 2 – I’m really looking forward to lots of participation. See you next week

  2. Only one more sleep! I’m really lookimg forward to our discussion tomorrow night. Join me and other bookies at 8.00pm

  3. Hi, I”m here but have not finished the book, only up to Chapter 16.

  4. How do u access the club and find out which book is next.
    Id love to jon but not through facebook .

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    • Hello Christine
      You don’t have to join via Facebook, because notifications of new posts to the website are made via email, have you registered for the daily email? Access is available directly via the website and/or via Facebook.
      There will be a new post about the August book club tomorrow or Friday.
      Next Tuesday night we are discussing the Great Gatsby, so if you have read the book, or for that seen the movie, please join. Just click onto the Great Gatsby on the book page and the chat will open there at 8.00pm

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