BOOK GROUP: The Hours by Michael Cunningham

2 October 2022
The Outburst Office | 109-113 Royal Avenue

Continuing on with Outburst Book Group facilitated by local poet Mícheál McCann, The next book we’ll be reading is The Hours by Michael Cunningham.

“In 1920s London, Virginia Woolf is fighting against her rebellious spirit as she attempts to make a start on her new novel. A young wife and mother, broiling in a suburb of 1940s Los Angeles, yearns to escape and read her precious copy of Mrs Dalloway. And Clarissa Vaughan steps out of her smart Greenwich village apartment in 1990s New York to buy flowers for a party she is hosting for a dying friend.

The Hours recasts the classic story of Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway in a startling new light. Moving effortlessly across the decades and between England and America, this exquisite novel intertwines the worlds of three unforgettable women.”

Why don’t you pop on over to the lovey new queer book shop PaperxClips and pick up a copy?

Having trouble getting yourself the book for any reason? Send our Assistant Producer Marc an e-mail over at and we’ll get a free copy into your hands.

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