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Ok, further to this suggestion, let’s get The Anti Room Bookclub off the ground. Vote for one (just one for the moment to make it less messy) from any of the following reads that were initially suggested. Bung your vote in the comments and we’ll tot them up and picka date to discuss it online.

North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Braddon

The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

One of the Booker shortlisted books

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Thanks to everyone for the suggestions in this post about how to get the ball rolling in our inaugural Anti-Room Classics bookclub.  As much as we’d love to meet the delightful Rosie in person, it seems like it suits most folk to meet up online. As today is the 8th of September, why don’t we say eight weeks from today, Monday November 3rd? We can all jump online here at a flexible time (I’m suggesting 9pm, but we’ll go with what suits everyone) and have a natter about the chosen book.

As per everyone’s suggestions, here’s the shortlist. Cast your vote and whichever gets the most, we’ll go for.

* North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

* Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

* Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Braddon

* The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

* Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys

* Something by Jane Austen to make up for the pretty dull Lost in Austen on UTV

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