Just love this film and the book. It is a lovely story. If planning on experiencing both, I would recommend seeing the film first as the book puts different pictures into one's... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Pam, Charmouth
A new author to me. Elizabeth Taylor write beautifully about people and there lives. She describes the characters exterior life, often humdrum and constrained, and in that... Read morePublished 15 days ago by ewan robertson
Taylor writes sharply and wistfully of the way lives can appear so huge and are, in reality, so small. Well worth a look.Published 1 month ago by Mrs J G Garnett
This is a wonderful portrait of enduring old age in the 1970s. It is quite bleak - the group of elderly people at the claremont are quite bitchy to each other and are not well... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Stuart C.
Don't be put off reading about elderly people - they really do get on with whatever life throws at them, whereas it is the young characters who come across as a bit pathetic. Read morePublished 2 months ago by P. O'Brien
A lovely book, very attractive on my white shelves and not a bad storyPublished 2 months ago by Neil Hall