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Bibliothek - Book Reading Club

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"The Luminaries"

 

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Eleanor Catton

 

               

"The Luminaries" is the second novel by Eleanor Catton, published by Victoria University Press

 

It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to stake his claim in New Zealand's booming gold rush. On the stormy night of his arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of 12 local men who have met in secret to discuss a series of unexplained events: a wealthy man has vanished, a prostitute has tried to end her life, and an enormous cache of gold has been discovered in the home of a luckless drunk. Moody is soon drawn into a network of fates and fortunes that is as complex and exquisitely ornate as the night sky.

 

Richly evoking a mid-nineteenth-century world of shipping, banking, and gold rush boom and bust, "THE LUMINARIES" is at once a fiendishly clever ghost story, a gripping page-turner, and a thrilling novelist achievement. It richly confirms that Eleanor Catton is one of the brightest stars in the international literary firmament.

 

 

 

Saturday, 10th June 2017 @ 4.00 PM

 

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Jun 10 , 2017

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Open Pairs Bridge

 
The June edition will be held on Wednesday 07th June at 5:30 pm
 
The normal entry fee for the event will be waived for club members wishing to take part. You can bring along a non-member as your playing partner if you wish.
 
Entry: Free for members and their playing partners
(Snacks and refreshments will be served to all players)
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Jun 07 , 2017

Operational since 2010, the City Club continues to be a place where members can unwind and entertain in style. The Club has also facilitated interaction between alumni, faculty and industry. more

Hon'ble Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar on 'The Power of Ideas'

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A new platform for research scholars

The IIT Alumni Center, has come up with a new venture — Touchstone more

Oct 12 , 2016

'Meet the Author', an event conducted by Bibliothek

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Apr 22 , 2017

The most accomplished winners of our Bridge Tournaments over the last 12 months were awarded prizes on 5 April 2017. Each of the top 3 players were given a trophy and cash.

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Apr 05 , 2017

Silapadigaaram 

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Mar 25 , 2017

One of the key highlights for this month was the Tea tasting event that happened on 25th March. 

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Mar 25 , 2017