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Somewhere he could be sitting at a polished table, head down over a newspaper
, drinking a chain of espresso coffees, smoking cigarettes strong enough to tear
at the lungs. On such a morning, at such a time, in such a place, he might even ...
of strong drink. When he had money he used to lead Jakob from one bar to the
next, expert on the specialties of the house, the regions of origin of the liqueurs,
the anecdotes surrounding their use. One two three — a dozen: Stefann could ...
He had started drinking again. She'd taken the bottle away. Undressed him. Put
him into bed. And then either he had fallen asleep or he hadn't. Either dreamed
he was making or actually made love to her. Snippets remained: her fingers ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gypsysmom - LibraryThing
This is the second book by Matt Cohen that I have read. I read Elizabeth and After a year and a half ago and enjoyed it. I knew that I had this other book on my TBR pile and that I wanted to read it ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bhowell - LibraryThing
This book was originally published in 1990 but was re-issued in 2007 when it was made into a movie staring Susan Sarandon and Christopher Plummer. It's a good read and not overly long, moving from a ... Read full review