Retro Reads

A buddy reading group for those interested in twenthieth century books and authors, focusing on but not limited to books first published between 1920-1980. Authors like M.M. Kaye, Elizabeth Goudge, P.G. Wodehouse, Helen MacInnes, Anya Seton, Rafael Sabatini.
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The Sunne in Splendour
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Start date
April 7, 2021
Finish date
May 21, 2021
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Group Reads
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Carol She's So Novel꧁꧂
Why we're reading this
This year's chunkster - chosen to honour the late Ms Penman…more
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+ General
This topic has been closed to new comments. * This group won't be reading Georgette Heyer or Mary Stewart...
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 1 post · 460 views
last updated Oct 29, 2017 01:41AM
* Introduce yourself
By Tadiana ✩Nigh… , Moderator · 579 posts · 265 views
last updated Feb 16, 2021 01:09AM
Book suggestions and buddy read planning
By Tadiana ✩Nigh… , Moderator · 1274 posts · 273 views
last updated Apr 15, 2021 06:37AM
Obituary Thread (for our authors!)
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 56 posts · 99 views
last updated Apr 01, 2021 12:24PM
A couple of bad bugs on Goodreads at the moment.
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 10 posts · 30 views
last updated Feb 06, 2021 06:12PM
Kindle freebies and sales!
By Tadiana ✩Nigh… , Moderator · 226 posts · 201 views
last updated Feb 01, 2021 11:21AM
Sharon Kay Penman
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 9 posts · 21 views
last updated Jan 25, 2021 07:30AM
The Poll for the Feb/Mar 2021 read is up!
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last updated Jan 22, 2021 05:43PM
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+ Group Reads
April 7, 2021- May 21, 2021 The Sunne in Splendour Group Read- Part 2
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 8 posts · 10 views
last updated 20 hours, 16 min ago
April 7, 2021- May 21, 2021 The Sunne in Splendour Group Read - Final Conclusions
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 3 posts · 8 views
last updated Apr 15, 2021 01:15AM
April 7, 2021- May 21, 2021 The Sunne in Splendour Group Read- Part 1
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 27 posts · 17 views
last updated Apr 14, 2021 06:58AM
April 7, 2021- May 21, 2021 The Sunne in Splendour Group Read- Part 4
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Apr 06, 2021 01:53PM
April 7, 2021- May 21, 2021 The Sunne in Splendour Group Read- Part 3
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 1 post · 5 views
last updated Apr 06, 2021 01:53PM
March 2021 The Lonely Skier Chapters 6-10 Open Spoilers Allowed!
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 12 posts · 12 views
last updated Mar 12, 2021 05:52PM
March 2021 The Lonely skier Chapters 1-5 No spoilers please.
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 11 posts · 14 views
last updated Mar 10, 2021 12:21PM
Feb. 2021 The Case is Closed - Spoilerville
By Tadiana ✩Nigh… , Moderator · 35 posts · 20 views
last updated Feb 15, 2021 01:13AM
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+ Buddy reads
The Castle on the Hill - March/April 2021
By Tadiana ✩Nigh… , Moderator · 26 posts · 24 views
last updated Apr 08, 2021 09:22AM
Bel Lamington November 2020 SPOILERS thread
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 8 posts · 17 views
last updated Dec 25, 2020 02:19PM
Bel Lamington November 2020 No Spoilers thread
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 12 posts · 21 views
last updated Nov 12, 2020 06:00AM
My Friend Flicka Chapters 1-19
By Hana · 15 posts · 11 views
last updated Oct 03, 2020 05:16PM
Thunderhead Chapters 1-17
By Hana · 16 posts · 10 views
last updated Aug 20, 2020 09:44AM
My Friend Flicka Chapters 20-36
By Hana · 30 posts · 10 views
last updated Aug 18, 2020 05:49PM
Thunderhead Chapters 33-43
By Hana · 1 post · 7 views
last updated Aug 18, 2020 04:49AM
Thunderhead Chapters 18-32
By Hana · 1 post · 4 views
last updated Aug 18, 2020 04:43AM
* Retro Children's Books
By Elinor · 321 posts · 176 views
last updated 43 minutes ago
A possible children's book read?
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Feb 14, 2021 12:17PM
National Velvet Read Aug 2019 Chapters 10-17
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last updated Aug 27, 2019 04:40PM
National Velvet Read Aug 2019 Chapters 1-9
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 45 posts · 12 views
last updated Aug 22, 2019 03:33PM
July 2019 Children's Read The Incredible Journey Chapters 6-11 & Final Conclusions
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 21 posts · 11 views
last updated Jul 22, 2019 10:57AM
July 2019 Children's Read The Incredible Journey Chapters 1-5
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 12 posts · 12 views
last updated Jul 21, 2019 04:59PM
March 2019 The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Ch. 6-11
By Hana · 15 posts · 11 views
last updated Apr 01, 2019 02:04PM
March 2019 The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Ch. 1-5
By Hana · 34 posts · 17 views
last updated Mar 28, 2019 06:52PM
Jan 25th 2021 Group Read A Time to Dance No Time to Weep Part 2 The Cockatoo - Epilogue
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 23 posts · 12 views
last updated Feb 11, 2021 09:42AM
Jan 25th 2021 Group Read A Time to Dance No Time to Weep Part 1 Prologue-Calcutta Dust
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last updated Jan 30, 2021 10:17PM
May 2019 Group Read The Sun in the Morning Part 5(Unwillingly to school- Appendix)
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 12 posts · 12 views
last updated Jul 13, 2019 08:50PM
May 2019 Group Read The Sun in the Morning Foreword - Part 2 (The Silver Sails)
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 14 posts · 14 views
last updated Jun 08, 2019 04:24PM
May 2019 Group Read The Sun in the Morning Part 3(Mornings at Seven)- Part Four(Peacocks & Lilies)
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 20 posts · 12 views
last updated May 29, 2019 03:01PM
February 2019 Group Read Fillets of Plaice Chapters 1-3
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 32 posts · 24 views
last updated Mar 04, 2019 10:06AM
February 2019 Group Read Fillets of Plaice Chapters 4-6
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last updated Mar 03, 2019 10:57AM
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+ Trade Wind
* Background Information
By Hana · 31 posts · 50 views
last updated Dec 22, 2014 02:37PM
Trade Wind: Final Thoughts
By Hana · 29 posts · 46 views
last updated Sep 20, 2020 03:14PM
Trade Wind Chapters 27-31
By Hana · 54 posts · 54 views
last updated Sep 17, 2020 02:34PM
Trade Wind Chapters 21-26
By Hana · 2 posts · 33 views
last updated Sep 16, 2020 02:51PM
Trade Wind Chapters 16-20
By Hana · 14 posts · 34 views
last updated Sep 16, 2020 09:34AM
Trade Wind Chapters 11-15
By Hana · 35 posts · 37 views
last updated Sep 14, 2020 10:40AM
Trade Wind Chapters 6-10
By Hana · 19 posts · 42 views
last updated Sep 12, 2020 03:42PM
Trade Wind Chapters 1-5:
By Hana · 44 posts · 48 views
last updated Sep 12, 2020 12:37PM
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+ Far Pavilions
* The Far Pavilions Resources. Spoiler Warning!!
By Hana · 61 posts · 86 views
last updated Nov 16, 2018 12:08PM
BOOK 1: THE TWIG IS BENT. No spoilers for later books. Everything in Book 1 fair game.
By Hana · 109 posts · 112 views
last updated Dec 14, 2018 08:08PM
Re-read/Discuss ?
By Jay · 10 posts · 22 views
last updated Sep 05, 2018 06:36PM
‘The Far Pavilions’ Set for $150 Million Remake in U.K.-India Co-Production
By Misfit · 8 posts · 28 views
last updated Dec 07, 2017 10:56AM
BOOK 8: THE LAND OF CAIN. Now open.
By Hana · 11 posts · 20 views
last updated Dec 20, 2016 01:51AM
BOOK 7: MY BROTHER JONATHAN No Spoilers for later books. Now Open
By Hana · 35 posts · 27 views
last updated Dec 05, 2016 12:35AM
BOOK 6: JULI. No Spoilers for later books. Now open
By Hana · 39 posts · 33 views
last updated Nov 02, 2016 08:19PM
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+ Archives
* Group Read for October 2020 - we have a winner!
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 33 posts · 41 views
last updated Sep 01, 2020 06:44PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Poll for a Group Read - April or May 2020 The Poll is Up!
By Carol She's S… , Moderator · 49 posts · 36 views
last updated Mar 30, 2020 02:26PM
December short story nominations
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last updated Dec 03, 2019 12:43PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Death in Cyprus - Anyone up for a buddy read?
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last updated Nov 16, 2019 12:51PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. The Incredible Journey
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last updated Jul 15, 2019 02:13PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Richard Gordon has died
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last updated Aug 14, 2017 12:26PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Anne Golon (aka Sergeanne Golon) has died
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last updated Aug 10, 2017 05:17PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. Katherine
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last updated May 11, 2017 12:52PM
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