AARP TAMPA BAY FL Virtual Book Club Discussion: "Letters to Be Read in a Heavily British Accent" by Joel Bresler (1/20/23)

Friday, Jan 20, 2023
From 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time

Virtual Via Zoom

Contact: Amy Matovina

This event is full.

This book Recounts the hilarious (and historically-set) misadventures of Sherwood, a new recruit in H. Majesty's army; and Penelope, his bit-of-all-right back home. Through their letters the two share incidents and adventures, and discuss their relationship, which looks good on paper, but…

This hilarious romp is a must read for those who like comedies of manners of the Wodehousean type. Bresler got everything right, and his characters, Penelope and Sherwood, are delightful parodies of the brave warrior and his faithful love back home. The author's use of the epistolary style (letters back and forth) was a perfect choice to tell this very entertaining story.



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