The Widower's Tale
Seventy-year-old Percy Darling is settling happily into retirement: reading novels, watching old movies, and swimming naked in his pond. But his routines are disrupted when he is persuaded to let a locally beloved preschool take over his barn. As Percy sees his rural refuge overrun by children, parents, and teachers, he must reexamine the solitary life he has made in the three decades since the sudden death of his wife. With equal parts affection and humor, Julia Glass spins a captivating tale about a man who can no longer remain aloof from his community, his two grown daughters, or—to his great shock—the precarious joy of falling in love.
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Review: The Widower's TaleUser 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 TaleUser Review - Mary Lou - Goodreads
The Widower's Tale by Julia Glass is a charming novel about love, loss, family, and survival in which men play the dominant roles. Percy Darling age 70, is the widower; Robert, his nephew is a college ... Read full review