Engage in stimulating conversation about books, exchange perspectives about characters and plot, and get to know your neighbors.
Read The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas. The tulip craze of 17th century Holland has a dark side! Cornelius van Baerle, a wealthy but naive tulip grower, finds himself entangled in the deadly politics of his time. Cornelius' one desire is to grow the perfect black tulip. But, after his godfather is murdered, he finds himself in prison, facing a death sentence. His jailer's lovely daughter holds the key to his survival, and his chance to produce the precious black blossom. Yet he has one more enemy to contend with!
This book group is cosponsored by the Oregon State Commission for the Blind and the Friends of the Library. Eligible participants can request alternate formats of the book selection from the Oregon Talking Book and Braille Library at 503.224.0610 or 800.452.0292.