The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Nov 11, 2010 - Fiction - 288 pages
32 Reviews
A major literary event-nothing short of a "tour de force" (New York Times) by the acclaimed and beloved author.

Marooned in an apartment that overflows with mementos from the past, 91-year-old Ptolemy Grey is all but forgotten by his family and the world. But when an unexpected opportunity arrives, everything changes for Ptolemy in ways as shocking and unanticipated as they are poignant and profound.


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Overall worth the read and a page turner. - Goodreads
I think it was the ending that killed it. - Goodreads
Perhaps, the ending is Mosley's signature. - Goodreads
If you are looking for a page turner, you have it. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Reno (Falling Letters) - Goodreads

Amended version of the original posted 27 May 2011 on Falling Letters. *** The story focuses on the very elderly Ptolemy Grey and his efforts to regain his failing memory in the last days of his life ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sheri - Goodreads

So, I am simultaneously stuck feeling like this book is very imaginative and that it is a rip-off of Flowers with Algernon. If I had never read or heard of Flowers, I would have given this book 5 ... Read full review

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Walter Mosley is one of America’s most celebrated, beloved, and bestselling writers. His books have been translated into at least twenty-one languages, and have won numerous awards. Born in Los Angeles, Mosley lives in New York City.

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