The Uncommon Reader ~ Alan Bennett

uncommon_reader.jpgWhen the Queen in pursuit of her wandering corgis stumbles upon a mobile library she feels duty bound to borrow a book. Aided by Norman, a young man from the palace kitchen who frequents the library, Bennett describes the Queen’s transformation as she discovers the liberating pleasures of the written word.

Julie recommended this one; she thought it was quite funny, and has since picked up another title by Bennett based on how much she enjoyed The Uncommon Reader.

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