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All He Ever Wanted: A Novel - Anita Shreve
All He Ever Wanted: A Novel
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In the wake of such acclaimed #1 bestsellers as The Pilot's Wife, The Last Time They Met, and Sea Glass, Anita Shreve gives us a brilliant new novel about love, jealousy, and loss. It is the story of a man whose obsession with a young woman begins when he meets her fleetingly--as he helps her... show more
In the wake of such acclaimed #1 bestsellers as The Pilot's Wife, The Last Time They Met, and Sea Glass, Anita Shreve gives us a brilliant new novel about love, jealousy, and loss. It is the story of a man whose obsession with a young woman begins when he meets her fleetingly--as he helps her escape from a fire in a restaurant--and culminates in a marriage doomed by secrets and betrayal. Written with the intelligence and grace that are Anita Shreve's hallmarks, this gripping tale is peopled by unforgettable characters as real as the emotions that bring them together.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780965733595 (0965733599)
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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Lillie Loves to Read
Lillie Loves to Read rated it
1.0
not my cup of tea
I'll think of a damn title later
I'll think of a damn title later rated it
3.0
The limits that society used to set on women are brought to life in historical fiction novels, which place the characters in the past and illuminate their struggles against the backdrop of a world that had not seen the fruition of the feminist movement. Strong women being subdued by men is not an un...
The Chocolate Lady's Book Reviews
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3.0 All He Ever Wanted
A story of one man's obsession with a woman who wanted something else. Unfortunately, I found this book to be a touch too sterile for my taste, lacking in humour and devoid of the historical connections I expect to find in period fiction. You can read my full review here. https://tcl-bookreviews.com...
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it
1.0
All He Ever Wanted begins with a hotel fire in the early 1900’s. The narrator of the story is recounting his past while en route to his sister’s funeral. Bachelor Nicholas Van Tassel is a stuffy professor at a snotty boys' school who is inside the hotel when the blaze begins but leaves unscathed. D...
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4.0 All He Ever Wanted
All He Ever Wanted places a man outside a burning hotel just in time for him to catch a glimpse of a striking woman who will linger in his mind for the rest of his life. ...
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