The Closet of Savage Mementos: are you reading with us?

The Book Club: We're reading Nuala Ní Chonchúir's Closet of Savage Mementos. Are you reading with us? We'd love to hear what you think so far. We'll be reading and posting about this book until mid-January

Does this Scottish town match your image of the fictional town of Kinlochbrack that is conjured in The Closet of Savage Momentos? Photograph: Thinkstock

Does this Scottish town match your image of the fictional town of Kinlochbrack that is conjured in The Closet of Savage Momentos? Photograph: Thinkstock

 

Thousands of you have already signed up to our Book Club and books newsletter. Hopefully lots of you are reading our latest book club choice: The Closet of Savage Mementos by Dublin writer Nuala Ní Chonchúir. It's a beautiful story set in Ireland and Scotland and charts a moving portrayal of a woman's journey towards reconciliation with the past. We're getting great feedback from readers, particularly men, who are loving it.

We'd love to hear more, so please leave some comments below if you're reading with us or have read the book yourself. Did you enjoy it, were you surprised by it, have you read Ní Chonchúir before? If you're on Twitter, use the hashtag #ITBookclub and we'll retweet you.

Our reviewer, Sarah Gilmartin says "Nuala Ní Chonchúir’s second novel doesn’t flinch when tackling the dark truths of human behaviour". You can read her full review here.

If you'd rather wait until you've read the book yourself, you can read the same writer's interview with Ní Chonchúir here.

You can sign up to the Book Club at irishtimes.com/bookclub and keep up with all of our books and book club news

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Meanwhile, If you would like to buy the book, Eason's has it on sale here with free postage and packing, while Hodges Figgis book shop in Dublin is offering 10% off to members of The Irish Times Book Club. 

 

 

 

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