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A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
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1.0 out of 5 stars Hard Work, 17 July 2011
Lorrie Moore the author of this book teaches english literature at an American University and this is evident in the style of this book. This is a coming of age story about a twenty-year-old girl called Tassie Keltjin, a 'half-Jewish' farmer's daughter from a small town in America, where she has left home to attend university in Troy. The main character is in my opinion a very mature and intelligent person who seems to take everything in her stride. The book manages to cover many subjects like, war, death, aids, terrorism, relationships, deciept, the American adoption system and of all things high end restaurant food. For me the book is too descriptive of landscapes and smells, cloud… Read more
Please Forgive Me by Melissa Hill
Please Forgive Me by Melissa Hill
4.0 out of 5 stars Never Give Up Hope, 17 July 2011
Great holiday book, set mainly in San Fransico; with the finding of some old love letters the story and characters beging to unfold, there is just the right amount of creative description and the book is quite a page turner, very moving. Never give up hope is the real message of this wonderful book.
Camberwell Beauty by Jenny Eclair
Camberwell Beauty by Jenny Eclair
5.0 out of 5 stars Great, 17 July 2011
This is a really funny laugh outloud story, but it is also quite dark. Somehow everyone you know is in this book. Brilliant.