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Classics Book Club to Discuss The French Lieutenant’s Woman

PALMDALE – The Palmdale City Library’s Classics Book Club will discuss the novel The French Lieutenant’s Woman by John Fowles on Monday, April 22, at 7 pm, at the Library, located at 700 E. Palmdale Blvd.

Written in 1969, the novel is set in the mid-nineteenth century and tells the story of Sarah Woodruff, a woman who fell in love with and was then abandoned by a French lieutenant. While living in disgrace in the coastal town of Lyme Regis, Sarah meets Charles Smithson, an orphaned gentleman engaged to the daughter of a wealthy tradesman, who falls in love with her while listening to her story. The Classics Book Club meets on the fourth Monday of every month from 7 to 8 pm. New members are welcome to attend. The Palmdale City Library is open seven days a week. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 10 am to 8 pm; Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm; and Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. For more information, please call the Palmdale City Library at 661/267-5600 or TDD 267-5167, or visit

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