Review: Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

Editorial Review - - Jennifer McCord

For all readers, there is the hope of finding a writer whose work they have not read or a book by a debut author. Opening these first pages can be an experience fraught with anticipation or disappointment. But once readers discover a new writer who meets or exceeds their expectations, there is always a feeling of elation. It was with this in mind that I began reading MAJOR PETTIGREW'S LAST STAND ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hanneri - LibraryThing

This was a story of love in later life set against the backdrop of village life and it's associated prejudices. It may sound dull and unexciting but it was amusing and well written, the characters ... Read full review

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User Review  - lkernagh - LibraryThing

Love this one.... absolutely loved it. At is heart, this story has a wonderful vibe and had me thinking of a lighter version of Jane Gardam's Old Filth, kind of like Old Filth] meets The Last of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - CindaMac - LibraryThing

A delightful and funny little book. Major Pettigrew is a very proper gentleman who scandalizes the little English village where he lives, by his friendship with the Pakistani shopkeeper, Mrs. Ali. A love story with two (past) middle-aged, engaging protagonists. Read full review

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User Review  - ladycato - LibraryThing

I found this book to be a joyful delight, well worth the buzz it has received in recent years. It's a literary fiction novel about a romance between a 67-year-old retired British Major and a 57-year ... Read full review

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