Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe
Publish date: May 7th 2002
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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, Adult Fiction
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, Womens Fiction
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"Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe" is a beautiful story of friendship, family, and love that has stood the test of time. Fannie Flagg has succeeded in creating characters with the depth and warmth that make them feel like part of the family. The storyline occasionally slows, but the ene...
When I was about 13 or 14, my grandma had the movie. I absolutely loved it! A few years after, I found the book. I was so excited when I bought it. After all, I loved the movie and of course they always say that the book was better than the movie...I doubted it! I was wrong to an extent... Not quite...
The problem most of the time is the book is better than the movie. In this case, I found the movie to be better than the book. I think the fact that book jumped around a lot made it a bit hard to follow. And the ending was definitely bittersweet with so many characters who had lived with each othe...
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My book club chose this book on a night I was unable to attend. I wonder if they’ll share my aversion to it. For some reason, it has been very popular for years. I must have missed something. I almost decided not to review it, but I had to get it out of my system. I concede that it’s well-crafted, t...