Wednesday Online Book Club | 29 July
Start: Wednesday, 29 Jul 2020 at 10:00AM
Finish: Wednesday, 29 Jul 2020 at 12:00PM
Cost: Free. Booking Required
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It's an online book club and you're invited! Download the audiobook from RB Digital with your library membership then book online to receive your invitation to a Zoom meeting where we will discuss the book.
The Widows of Malabar Hill / Sujata Massey
1920s Bombay. Perveen Mistry has just joined her father's law firm. Mistry Law has been appointed to execute the will of Mr. Omar Farid, a wealthy Muslim mill owner who has left three widows behind. But as Perveen is going through the paperwork, she notices something strange: all three of the wives have signed over their full inheritance to a charity. Perveen is suspicious, especially since one of the widows has signed her form with an X, meaning she probably couldn't even read the document. The Farid widows live in full purdah, in strict seclusion, never leaving the women's quarters or speaking to any men. Are they being taken advantage of by an unscrupulous guardian? Perveen tries to investigate, and realizes her instincts about the will were correct when tensions escalate to murder. Now it is her responsibility to figure out what really happened on Malabar Hill, and to ensure that no innocent women or children are in further danger.
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How to Participate
Borrow and download the audiobook from RB Digital with your library membership. Of course, you're welcome to source your own copy in another format if you prefer.
We'll meet online using Zoom. Numbers are limited so that all participants have a chance to share their thoughts.
Book your place and we’ll send you a Zoom link to join the meeting. Join the meeting from 10am for a 10.30am start. (Watch a video tutorial on how to join a Zoom meeting)
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