This barely drudges up the suspense and primality of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca.
Title: Quartet in AutumnAuthor: Barbara PymPublisher: Pan MacmillanPublication Date: 1977Genre: Fiction, British LiteratureRating: 3/5 stars Quartet in Autumn follows four coworkers in their 60s, near or at retirement: Marcia, Letty, Norman, and Edwin. They work at a nondescript office, doing work that doesn't seem important or perhaps, even necessary. Marcia and Letty have retired and … Continue reading Book Review: Quartet in Autumn – Barbara Pym
I expected a bit more Viking and less Asgard and Giants and Dwarves. Instead, I found a tale as deep and explosive as Hekla the volcano erupting and destroying a mountain and valley.
Is this a haunted house book, or are its inhabitants the ones who haunt themselves? It's hard to tell.
The Library of Lost and Found is a sort of coming-of-age story, but for a woman in her 40's.
I was a little jealous of Allegra's chance to make as much money as she does right out of school, while living in NYC, and "living the dream." But like anything, once you take a look under the surface, things are anything but a dream.
It was solid enough and it’s clear the writer has a lawyer’s mind in building a case and going through details. The writing was flat, however...
Tiffy answers Leon's ad for a strange, but potentially doable living arrangement: sharing a flat, and not only that, but sharing a bed. Just not at the same time.
1. Handsome boy meets geeky (but attractive, though she doesn't know it) girl 2. Boy/girl don't know if they'll meet again 3. Boy/girl meet again 4. Boy/girl don't know the other is interested 5. Boy/girl realizes other is interested 6. Boy/girl admit love 7. ❤️ 💕
3.5 stars Quirky.