Win copies of The Intoxicating Mr Lavelle by Neil Blackmore

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Cornerstone is offering reading groups the opportunity to win a reading group set of Neil Blackmore’s upcoming novel the The Intoxicating Mr Lavelle

About the book

When Benjamin and Edgar Bowen embark on a Grand Tour of Europe, they are ready to
meet People of Quality. They will make connections and establish themselves in high society, just as their mother has planned.

But it soon becomes apparent that their outfits are not quite the right shade of grey, their
smiles are too ready, their appreciation of the arts ridiculous. Class, they learn, is not
something that can be studied.

Benjamin’s true education begins when he meets the seductive, charismatic, maddening Horace Lavelle…

Apply by 18 March for the chance to win a set of books for your reading group and find out more about the book via @Horace_Lavelle on Twitter and Instagram.


Keeping your reading group active while social distancing

Are you wondering how your reading group can continue to meet, even while you’re social distancing? With many people at home with family, flatmates or on their own, we know that books are so important to provide comfort, solace and escapism. Staying socially connected, and keeping your regular reading group meetings in your diary, is going to be very important in keeping up morale and supporting everyone’s mental health as we adjust to a new way of living.

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