Pat's Book Group will discuss "Still Life" by Sarah Winman

Event date: 

Thursday, May 4, 2023 - 11:00am

Event address: 

276 Village Square
Orinda, CA 94563-2504

A captivating, bighearted, richly tapestried story of people brought together by love, war, art, flood, and the ghost of E. M. Forster, by the celebrated author of Tin Man.

Tuscany, 1944: As Allied troops advance and bombs sink villages, a young English soldier, Ulysses Temper, finds himself in the wine cellar of a deserted villa. There, he has a chance encounter with Evelyn Skinner, a middle-aged art historian intent on salvaging paintings from the ruins. In each other, Ulysses and Evelyn find a kindred spirit amidst the rubble of war-torn Italy, and paint a course of events that will shape Ulysses’ life for the next four decades.
 
With beautiful prose, extraordinary tenderness, and bursts of humor and light, Still Life is a sweeping portrait of unforgettable individuals who come together to make a family, and a deeply drawn celebration of beauty and love in all its forms.

Everyone is welcome. Just email info@orindabooks.com to let us know you're coming.

 

Still Life: A GMA Book Club Pick (A Novel) By Sarah Winman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593330760
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 13th, 2022