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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

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User Review  - acook - LibraryThing

For plot summary, you can read other reviews. My comment about this book is that the plot takes an awfully long time to get going. About three quarters of the book is set up; I almost gave up on it ... 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

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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

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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

Review: The Widower's Tale

User Review  - Bookmarks Magazine - Goodreads

In The Widower's Tale, Glass continues to explore the intricate ties of family and friendship that have become her trademark. Some critics felt the novel was just as evocative, timely, and emotionally ... Read full review


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