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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  - Julie - Goodreads

I love Julia Glass. I love her because her writing style is so smooth and perceptive that sometimes I forget that I am reading. It feels more like someone is sitting with me and telling me about some ... Read full review

Review: The Widower's Tale

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

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

Review: The Widower's Tale

User Review  - Eileen Granfors - Goodreads

In "The Widower's Tale," Julia Glass deftly introduces many, many narrators, each offering a portion of the intertwined stories of life in Boston's affluent suburbs. The book's star is Percival (Percy ... Read full review

Review: The Widower's Tale

User Review  - Deb - Goodreads

The Widower's Tale is one of those books I closed wistfully, sad to say goodbye to all my new friends. The ensemble cast is headed by Percival Darling, a 70-year-old retired librarian from Harvard ... Read full review

Review: The Widower's Tale

User Review  - Kris - Goodreads

If you want to read a book that covers every political, environmental and social issue of the day then this is the book for you. Definitely my pet peeve when reading a book is to have the author use ... Read full review

Review: The Widower's Tale

User Review  - Marge - Goodreads

Three voices in this novel: one a widower (hence, the title), a medical student and an illegal immigrant from Guatemala. The loudest of course is the widower's, who is also a dad to two grown-up ... Read full review


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