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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  - lahochstetler - LibraryThing

Percy Darling lost his wife young. After raising his two daughters alone he looks forward to a quiet retirement in his suburban home. But quiet does not seem to be his. Percy is convinced to allow a ... 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  - judithrs - LibraryThing

THE WIDOWER’S TALE. Julia Glass. 2010. Glass also wrote The Three Junes for which she won the National Book Award. I think I enjoyed this book more, although the other one was great too. Seventy-year ... Read full review

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User Review  - oldblack - LibraryThing

If this was made into a film, it would be firmly in the "over-50s romantic comedy" genre, and I wouldn't be lining up to see it. Nonetheless, in book form that it is now, Julia Glass has created ... Read full review

Review: The Widower's Tale

User Review  - Katie O'Rourke - Goodreads

Julia Glass is one of my favorite authors. It's always with a bit of trepidation that I read new books from old favorites. The mysterious combination of my too-high hopes and the lower standard known ... Read full review

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User Review  - pidgeon92 - LibraryThing

A wonderful story of family and relationships. It took me forever to read, but it was worth it. Read full review

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User Review  - creynolds - LibraryThing

Readable, but frustrating book. Read full review


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