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At Home in Mitford (The Mitford Years, #1) - Jan Karon
At Home in Mitford (The Mitford Years, #1)
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It's easy to feel at home in Mitford. In these high, green hills, the air is pure, the village is charming, and the people are generally lovable. Yet, Father Tim, the bachelor rector, wants something more. Enter a dog the size of a sofa who moves in and won't go away. Add an attractive... show more
It's easy to feel at home in Mitford. In these high, green hills, the air is pure, the village is charming, and the people are generally lovable. Yet, Father Tim, the bachelor rector, wants something more. Enter a dog the size of a sofa who moves in and won't go away. Add an attractive neighbor who begins wearing a path through the hedge. Now, stir in a lovable but unloved boy, a mystifying jewel theft, and a secret that's sixty years old. Suddenly, Father Tim gets more than he bargained for. And readers get a rich comedy about ordinary people and their ordinary lives.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140254488 (014025448X)
ASIN: 014025448X
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 446
Edition language: English
Series: Mitford Years (#1)
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Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
3.0 At Home in Mitford
OMG, I think I'm going to suffer from a terminal case of heartwarming-ness. I may just melt into a puddle, beginning from the inside. This book is not literature. It doesn't really deal with real people. It's a peaches and cream fantasy world. But it's fun enough for comfort reading, providing one h...
bookaneer
bookaneer rated it
4.0 The Written Equivalent of Thomas Kincaid
At Home in Mitford (Mitford Years, #1) by Jan Karon When I want something cozy, sweet, optimistic, and full of faith and love, I turn to the Mitford series. The story centers around an Episcopalian rector, Father Timothy Kavanaugh, and his congregation in the tiny rural town of Mitford, North Caroli...
Degrees of Affection
Degrees of Affection rated it
5.0 At Home in Mitford (The Mitford Years, Book 1) - A small village encapsulated in a novel; you will want to reread so you can visit old friends
*5+ Stars**The Gush* I like adventure, murder mysteries, fantasy, sci-fi, etc. as much as the next guy but sometimes I want something...different. A great book, with great characters, facing all of life's problems-not grand ones but seeing someone make it through the ones that loom large for everyon...
Kiwiria
Kiwiria rated it
I was in the mood for a comfort read, and so picked up the first Mitford book for a reread. It's been 8 years since I read this series last, and I had forgotten how amazingly feel-good it is. Visiting Mitford is like visiting a group of old friends whom you haven't seen in years, but whom you know w...
Tangled Bookmarks
Tangled Bookmarks rated it
1.0
gah. what on earth possessed me to try and read this?? I do like "slice-of-life" books - I enjoy Miss Read's tales of the village of Fairacre, and I do like gentle stories that have interesting characters and are set in tiny villages or hamlets. But this.....I could feel my teeth aching from the ove...
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