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User Review  - JJbooklvr - LibraryThing

I read this for my book discussion group. It is not something I would have ever picked up on my own. For a discussion group though there is quite a bit to talk about. It did make for a good discussion. Read full review

Review: The Widower's Tale

User Review  - Andre Dumas - Goodreads

Great characters, great writing but I did find there to be one too many 'hot button' topics which made the entire book feel a little stretched. I'd have preferred to stay with Percy for the duration ... Read full review

Review: The Widower's Tale

User Review  - Nathan James - Goodreads

Julia Glass is a go-to author for me. When I pick up one of her books, I know I'll be spending time with charming characters. Case in point... Septuagenarian Percy Darling's insulated world is ... Read full review

Review: The Widower's Tale

User Review  - Suze - Goodreads

This was the first time I've read Julia Glass, and I was awed by her character development and stunning prose. I love books that make me think, "Oh, how I wish I could write like this!" Glass's ... Read full review

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User Review  - ptdilloway - LibraryThing

It felt to me like the well-mannered sibling of "The Corrections." Read full review

Review: The Widower's Tale

User Review  - Schmacko - Goodreads

Julia Glass' new novel The Widower's Year seems to borrow from half a dozen other great writers in a mostly flattering way. What emerges is a meandering pastiche that is both comfortably placating and ... Read full review

Review: The Widower's Tale

User Review  - Djrmel - Goodreads

Glass weaves together many current political themes: ecoterrorism, illegal immigration, gay rights, and healthcare; throws in some instances of intellectual snobbery and agism; and even takes a stab ... Read full review

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User Review  - tanya2009 - LibraryThing

This book was just an okay read for me. It is about a widowerer and his interaction with his family and friends after his wife suddenly dies. Read full review

Review: The Widower's Tale

User Review  - Alex Templeton - Goodreads

My feelings about this book changed as I read it. At the beginning, I was disappointed. I knew what I had been getting into when I started the book--a nice tome about middle class New England white ... Read full review

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User Review  - MarkMeg - LibraryThing

It;s good, but seems to drag. I skipped some of the part where Percy finds Sarah's lump. I skipped to the end and hoped they would bring it all together. Read full review


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