November Book of the Month: Waking Lions by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen. Join the webchat with the author and her translator on Monday 14 November, 9pm.

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UrsulaMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 06-Oct-16 17:24:00

November's book of the month is the gripping literary thriller Waking Lions by Ayelet Gundar-Goshen.

You can expect to miss your stop and lose hours to this consuming tale, based on a true event, about a respected Israeli neurosurgeon whose split-second decision one evening leaves him spiralling into a web of deception, corruption and guilt.

Apply for one of 50 free copies before 14 October, read the book over the next few weeks and join us back here on 14 November 9-10pm to discuss it and put questions to Ayelet and the book's translator, Sondra Silverston.

If you're not lucky enough to bag a free copy, we'd still love for you to come and join in the discussion - buy a paperback here.

OhNoNotMyBaby Mon 10-Oct-16 12:49:53

Me please! I cannot resist a book offer... and this one sounds a bit different to my normal chick lit, romcom, family drama-type reading list. I'm particularly interested in how everyday lives are totally transformed on the turn of a sixpence...

SpecialStains Mon 10-Oct-16 15:41:42

Ooh, me too! I love books with a medical theme. Need to get back into reading while I'm on mat leave. I've been quite lazy of late.

Emmageddon Mon 10-Oct-16 15:46:30

Oh this sounds brilliant. I like being introduced to new authors.

objectsintherearviewmirror Mon 10-Oct-16 16:43:09

Oooh this sounds brilliant. I would love one please!

Jizzomelette Mon 10-Oct-16 17:33:08

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highlandcoo Mon 10-Oct-16 17:43:10

Please could I have a copy .. sounds like a great read.

Fergusmum Mon 10-Oct-16 17:52:20

Sounds like something I would really enjoy. The v short clip has already interested me. Many thanks

user1474825542 Mon 10-Oct-16 20:21:50

Me please

needastrongone Mon 10-Oct-16 20:29:02

Yes please, more than happy to read and review.

mummymummums Mon 10-Oct-16 20:49:45

I would love a copy please

Greymalkin Mon 10-Oct-16 21:17:44

Yes please - I'm trying to break out of my comfort zone, away from the same type of book all the time.

Looking to try new authors and styles, so count me in please

whatwoulddexterdo Mon 10-Oct-16 21:31:19

I would LOVE a copy. I spent awhile in Israel in my younger days and this story sounds very interesting. Fingers x

FeelingSmurfy Tue 11-Oct-16 00:46:44

This sounds really interesting, the fact that it is based on a true event brings up mixed thoughts and I think it would be good for my book group to read and discuss

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PlasticBertrand Tue 11-Oct-16 15:03:07

I'd love a copy, having started the recent thread on translated books, but I'm not in the uk so I can't fill in the application form fully. Bummer.

BagelGoesWalking Tue 11-Oct-16 16:18:40

In would love a copy and promise to read it super quick before Friday!

shinebright14 Wed 12-Oct-16 02:50:35

The Book sounds really interesting I would really love a copy.

shinebright14 Tue 18-Oct-16 09:57:28

Has anyone received the book?

Needastrongone Tue 18-Oct-16 15:56:37

Nope, or any notification or similar.

OhNoNotMyBaby Thu 20-Oct-16 12:56:35

My copy has just arrived! grin

Really looking forward to getting stuck into this one. Thanks Mumsnet.

OhNoNotMyBaby Thu 20-Oct-16 12:57:10

FWIW I didn't receive a notification to say I had been selected. Not that it matters...

shinebright14 Thu 20-Oct-16 14:14:43

Received my copy this morning grin

minsmum Thu 20-Oct-16 19:19:08

Mine came this afternoon

Needastrongone Thu 20-Oct-16 19:24:06

I have a package to pick up from the delivery office, but thinking a book would go through the letter box? smile

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