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User Review  - KimJD - LibraryThing

A wonderful novel that is filled to the brim with dry and understated humor, a la Jane Austen, this is the story of the romance between 60-something widower Major Ernest Pettigrew, and the widowed ... Read full review

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User Review  - bksgoddess - LibraryThing

A wonderful love story about to older people finding each other. Also a look at ethnicity and prejudice in English society. I really enjoyed this book! Read full review

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User Review  - Condorena - LibraryThing

I see no need to repeat the plot since almost every one does that. I will put this as one of my favorite books of the recent years. After finishing it I wanted to read it again because I feel sure I ... Read full review

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User Review  - aylin1 - LibraryThing

What a wonderful book. Major Pettigrew is initially seen as a lonely old man with nothing much left in life (though he is not actually so old as all that).... then his character unfolds along with ... Read full review

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User Review  - lrosenb - LibraryThing

I think this book may have saved my life. I read it at a very low point, for me, shortly after my mother passed away, and it provided distraction, comfort, beauty, laughter and joy. It is set in a ... Read full review

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User Review  - tjsjohanna - LibraryThing

This is one of those stories that takes you by surprise - characters are more than they seem, events unfold in ways you didn't expect, and you find yourself pulled into the story without even noticing ... Read full review

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User Review  - readingfiend - LibraryThing

Major Pettigrew is just living his life as a widower in a little village, playing golf and waiting for the day when "his" Churchhill gun is reunited with his brother's gun as a matched set. His life ... Read full review

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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  - bibliofile55 - LibraryThing

I wasn't prepared to like this book as much as I did! Very interesting characters and also social issues to consider. Read full review

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User Review  - addunn3 - LibraryThing

The Major discovers a friend in Mrs. Ali, is frustrated with gun ownership, and angry with his calculating son. Read full review


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