The group were in general not enamoured by this book and a few failed or struggled to finish it. Whilst some readers liked some of the descriptions and the writing, most did not empathize with the characters and felt that the book lacked a strong storyline and ending. Average score 5.68
With one exception Conclave was enjoyed by all the group, many of whom found it interesting for the insight the book provided into the workings of the papal conclave, and the suspenseful story. Some of the group were disappointed with the ending even though this was unexpected, and several mentioned that they found all the names confusing. It was felt that it would make a good film.” Average score 7.96.
We had a class on Wednesday this week and made the two cards you see below. The three cards are the ones the ladies made. They also made exactly the same one on the left with the buckle.
Next class June 6th.