2 a.m. at The Cat's Pajamas
Publish date: August 5th 2014
Publisher: Random House Audio
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Magical Realism
This book is trying so hard and with so little subtlety that I was paying more attention to the author’s turn of phrase than the actual story, which was really not bad. It’s like watching a marionette show and thinking about the skill of the puppet master rather than getting so sucked into it that y...
It took less than a day to listen to this well-written novel about a precocious, but badly behaved, fifth grader, Madeleine Altamori, who lives in Philadelphia on 9th Street with her father. She is trying to make the best of her shattered life. Her mother, with whom she had a strong bond, died of ca...
I received this ARC from Read it First and Random House in exchange for an honest review. Thanks for the opportunity!! This book reminded me of the movies Valentine's Day and New Years Eve as there were multiple characters, all with different stories but all the characters have a connection. I was t...
Oh my. What a truly unique and beautiful novel. One to savour. Full review here http://ifthesebookscouldtalk.com/2014/08/11/2am-cats-pyjamas/
A debut novel from Marie-Helene Bertino that works very well with an interesting cast of characters."2 A. M. at The Cat's Pajamas" starts Christmas Eve, Eve (or two days before Christmas).One of the main characters in this book is 9 year old Madeline. Madeline hopes to be a jazz singer that will per...