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User Review  - Betty.Ann.Beam - LibraryThing

I would highly recommend this book. It's not an entertaining page turner but the plot moves along fairly well. There are many interrelated characters in this book and sometimes Glass is guilty of too ... Read full review

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User Review  - KristySP - LibraryThing

I tried and abandoned "Three Junes," by this author, so I wasn't sure I'd enjoy this one. Turns out, Julia Glass's writing style and cast of characters was exactly what I wanted to read at the moment ... Read full review

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User Review  - EllenMeeropol - LibraryThing

When retired librarian Percy Darling allows his barn to become a preschool to help his older daughter, his solitary life is transformed and the ripples affect his entire family and community. After ... Read full review

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User Review  - nivramkoorb - LibraryThing

I have read all of Julia Glass's books and I thought that this one was the best. Although the cast of characters may have seemed excessive she eventually made it all work together. There were elements ... Read full review

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User Review  - elzbthp - LibraryThing

Seventy-year-old Percy Darling is an affable curmudgeon who enjoys swimming in his pond and cheerfully criticizing the neighbors in his well-to-do Massachusetts town. When he allows a high-end ... Read full review

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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

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

I hated for this book to end as I had become really involved with many of the characters. And there are lots of characters, but it wasn't difficult to keep them straight. Julia Glass' gift for ... 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  - Virginia Myers - Goodreads

I struggled through the first part of this book and decided several times to stop the torture. But I was reading it for a book club, so I kept going because I wanted to participate in the discussion ... 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


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