Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

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Bloomsbury, Feb 1, 2010 - Country life - 368 pages
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'Major Pettigrew's Last Stand' is an enchanting, humorous and heart-warming novel set in an English village.

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User Review  - anglophile65 - LibraryThing

What a delightful story. I loved the Major's British wit and the lovely English countryside imagery. To read of later life love a second time around is very endearing. For a first novel, outstanding writing. Read full review

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I have been in a reading slump for weeks. I was glad to find a book that finally took me out of that slump. This is a charming tale about a widower and his journey to understand life and to find love ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Helen Simonson was born in England, lived many years in Brooklyn, N.Y. and currently resides in the Washington, D.C. area. Simonson's literary inspirations include Virginia Woolf and Henry James. Her novels, Major Pettigrews Last Stand and The Summer Before the War, are New York Times Bestsellers.

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