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The Old Romantic. Louise Dean (2011)

by Louise Dean(Favorite Author)
3.09 of 5 Votes: 5
0141030607 (ISBN13: 9780141030609)
Fig Tree
review 1: When I started this book, I wasn't sure I would finish it. I didn't like the characters, nor their relationships with each other. It took me almost 2/3rds of the way through this book before I began to like it. That is why it got three stars instead of two. It is set in England, and the accents really don't get in the way. Some of their "slang" phrases I didn't get, but it didn't hamper the story.
review 2: A very funny story about a divorce attorney, estranged from both his divorced parents until the father comes re-enters seeking the son's help in getting him a divorce. The father becomes interested in a local woman who runs a funeral parlor at the same time he meets his first wife again. The father is a boor, the oldest son holds himself to be better than a
... morell his family and the younger brothers tries his hardest to reunite everyone. As the older son comes to grips with his life, his girlfriend and his family, he realizes that he is not the person he thought he was. This is an enjoyable read, the father is a great character. less
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These people certainly deserved each other, but I deserved better.What a boring lot.
I couldn't get into this book.
EW recommendation (A-)
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