The book group will discuss The Gate of Angels by Penelope Fitzgerald, the acclaimed author of The Bookshop, The Blue Flower, and other terrific novels.
At Cambridge University in 1912 the model of a universe governed by the Mind of God is giving way to a wholly rational universe governed by the Laws of Physics. For Fred Fairly this means that the demands of the soul will finally be seen for what they are: a distraction and an illusion. So why does he suddenly wonder whether it was simply a freak bicycle accident that put him literally into bed with the wholly mysterious Daisy?
Please join us for snacks and conversation!