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For fans of Fitzgerald and Capote, a witty, elegant fairytale of New York, set in 1938.
and if bing crosby wrote books and george gershwin told tales...this would be it.
Told through a modern viewpoint (the leads are gay) but definitely still a screwball comedy.
Really brilliant, good story and brought the pre-war New York era alive.Published 1 month ago by nicola
Took a bit of getting used to the Americanisms, but cleverly written, and fun to read, what at first seems very frivolousPublished 1 month ago by Sarah
This was our book club choice and I really wasn't sure about it, but I needn't have worried. After the prologue, it had me gripped. Read morePublished 4 months ago by S. Duncan
Brilliant novel! Could definitely read again, anticipate this being made into a film!Published 6 months ago by camilla l ramirez
I really enjoyed this book. I reread some paragraphs as I was going through cos I enjoyed them so much. Don't remember doing that before!Published 7 months ago by N of Manchester
Wow ! What a great book, as I read the chapters, the plot only got better. The descriptions of the characters and their relationships were quite pleasant and enjoyable. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Bruce Miller
I bought this whilst in New York, Christmas 2012, and took it as a good sign when a girl in a bar saw me holding it and stopped me to enthuse about it. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Pip Farnsworth
Very slow-paced and boring. I felt I wasted my time reading this when I could've spent the time reading something else.Published 11 months ago by yjsyjsyjs