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User Review  - Betty.Ann.Beam - LibraryThing

I would highly recommend this book. It's not an entertaining page turner but the plot moves along fairly well. There are many interrelated characters in this book and sometimes Glass is guilty of too ... Read full review

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User Review  - nivramkoorb - LibraryThing

I have read all of Julia Glass's books and I thought that this one was the best. Although the cast of characters may have seemed excessive she eventually made it all work together. There were elements ... Read full review

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User Review  - KristySP - LibraryThing

I tried and abandoned "Three Junes," by this author, so I wasn't sure I'd enjoy this one. Turns out, Julia Glass's writing style and cast of characters was exactly what I wanted to read at the moment ... Read full review

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User Review  - elzbthp - LibraryThing

Seventy-year-old Percy Darling is an affable curmudgeon who enjoys swimming in his pond and cheerfully criticizing the neighbors in his well-to-do Massachusetts town. When he allows a high-end ... Read full review

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User Review  - EllenMeeropol - LibraryThing

When retired librarian Percy Darling allows his barn to become a preschool to help his older daughter, his solitary life is transformed and the ripples affect his entire family and community. After ... Read full review

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User Review  - pollgott - LibraryThing

Julia Glass’s fourth novel is a charming, richly plotted book that chronicles the lives of 70-year-old Percy Darling and his daughters Clover and Trudy, along with their extended family and friends ... Read full review

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User Review  - judithrs - LibraryThing

THE WIDOWER’S TALE. Julia Glass. 2010. Glass also wrote The Three Junes for which she won the National Book Award. I think I enjoyed this book more, although the other one was great too. Seventy-year ... Read full review

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User Review  - micahmom2002 - LibraryThing

story and plot ok but too many characters with thier POV. Read full review

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User Review  - ptdilloway - LibraryThing

It felt to me like the well-mannered sibling of "The Corrections." Read full review

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User Review  - pidgeon92 - LibraryThing

A wonderful story of family and relationships. It took me forever to read, but it was worth it. Read full review


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