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December Book Club: The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng

  • The Treacle Tap 43 Sunderland Street Macclesfield, England, SK11 6JL United Kingdom (map)

Set in Penang, 1939, this book presents a story of betrayal, barbaric cruelty, steadfast courage and enduring love.

The recipient of extraordinary acclaim from critics and the bookselling community, Tan Twan Eng's debut novel casts a powerful spell. Set during the tumult of World War II, on the lush Malayan island of Penang, The Gift of Rain tells a riveting and poignant tale about a young man caught in the tangle of wartime loyalties and deceits.

Earlier Event: December 5
Beartown Bobbins Craft Group
Later Event: December 6
Wine Wednesday