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Mrs. Alis unpassende Leidenschaft - Helen Simonson
Mrs. Alis unpassende Leidenschaft
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9783839811474 (3839811473)
Publisher: Argon Verlag
Edition language: Deutsch
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Modern Reader
Modern Reader rated it
5.0 Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
As an American it's easy to be offended by this book--much of the descriptions are not complimentary, and are, on the whole, stereotypical. Considering the author has lived in America for the past 20 years I find it hard to believe that she can't at least tolerate us. That being said, the point of ...
Karin's Reading Chronicles
Karin's Reading Chronicles rated it
Major Pettigrew, sixty-eight and a widower, has just learned that his younger brother has died of a heart attack when Mrs. Ali, a Pakistani widow and shop owner, rings the doorbell because he has forgotten to leave the newspaper money for the paper boy. When he becomes rather faint, she holds him up...
Muccamukk rated it
3.0 Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
I really liked the writing, which was evocative and funny, which some lovely turns of phrase, and really got into the head of the main character. The romance was quite sweet, especially since second chances and mature people falling in love is my jam. It had some wonderful intergenerational culture ...
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
4.5 Courage and humor make a man
This was a good book, a gentle literary fiction. The protagonist, Major Pettigrew, is a retired army major, living in a small English village, in the house built by his ancestors. Widowed several years ago, he lives quietly, in peace with his neighbors, until his younger brother dies in the beginnin...
The Whittier Side Of Life
The Whittier Side Of Life rated it
*Sigh* If only there were more men like Major Pettigrew in the world. Honest and kind, brave and romantic, and with the type of morals that only Sir Galahad could live up to, the Major is one of nature's gentlemen. This story - about a love that transcends the barriers of race, class, and social con...
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