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FortunatelyUnfortunately Tue 19-Sep-17 21:21:51

For anyone in a book club can you recommend a book that generated a lot of debate and discussion. It's sometimes a bit dull when we all say we adore it. Want to suggest something that will really get us talking!

Bitchinabonnet Tue 19-Sep-17 21:24:34

'Small Great Things' by Jodi Picoult

FortunatelyUnfortunately Tue 19-Sep-17 23:19:48

We've done that one. It provoked a big discussion about the politics of the book but no polar views regarding the book as a whole.

I'm looking for something that will have some people loving it and others hating it for a good debate.

highinthesky Tue 19-Sep-17 23:23:42

Try "The Elephant in the Room" by Alice Wells.

Mulch Tue 19-Sep-17 23:38:22

Let's talk about kevin

TizzyDongue Tue 19-Sep-17 23:40:57

Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead.

Mulch Tue 19-Sep-17 23:42:54

Also the third life of grange copeland. One of alice walkers lesser known books

TizzyDongue Tue 19-Sep-17 23:45:14

The Miniaturist and The Girl with All the Gifts had varying views in my bookclub

strawberrypenguin Tue 19-Sep-17 23:51:16

Gone girl. People either loved it or hated it (I hated it)

Book Thief by Marcus Zusak created a lot discussion

Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovich was a good one too

DesdemonasHandkerchief Tue 19-Sep-17 23:52:34

We Need To Talk About Kevin

Vistaverde Wed 20-Sep-17 09:57:30

I would third or is it even fourth We Talk About Kevin. I would also add The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood which generated a lot of discussion.

Tilapia Wed 20-Sep-17 09:58:20

We had a good discussion about Room.

TheGirlOnTheLanding Sat 07-Oct-17 06:48:27

His Bloody Project by Graeme McRae Burnet. Life After Life or A God in Ruins, both by Kate Atkinson. All interesting because of the structure as well as the story, and may divide opinion.

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