Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Set-in-his-ways retired British officer tentatively courts charming local widow of Pakistani descent.Shortly after being informed that his younger brother Bertie has suddenly passed away from a coronary, Maj. Ernest Pettigrew answers his door to find Mrs. Ali, proprietress of his village food shop. She's on an errand, but when she steps in to help the somewhat older man during a vulnerable moment ... Read full review

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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LibraryThing Review

User Review  - twopairsofglasses - LibraryThing

Helen Simonson updates Jane Austen in this wonderful social comedy of manners and mores set in Edgecombe St. Mary, a proper little English village. The love story here is between a retired Major ... Read full review

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User Review  - Fliss88 - LibraryThing

Thoroughly enjoyed this novel, Major Pettigrew is marvellous character! Read full review

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

User Review  - Sharon Nightingale - aNobii

If you enjoyed The Guernsey Literary and Peel Society then this is definitely for you. Read full review

Major Pettigrews Last Stand

User Review  - Jessie Jane88 - aNobii

I loved this book. The author writes in such a restrained and eloquent way, it certainly suits Major Pettigrews character and helps to highlight the huge moral disparities between he and his gaudy son Roger. I found myself loving every moment and longing for the old times of civility and grace. Read full review

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