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message 1: by Tony (new)

Tony A solid review Michele. I strongly agree with your comment that you never hear the author's voice, just a 90 something-year-old man with a past that more interesting than the life he's living. Gruen's solid frame, a man past usefulness, who is reluctantly bringing up an old memory that's mostly unpleasant, sets the pacing for the book, providing nice little breathers after Gruen drops in a plot twist that needs to be examined and savored.

Bravo Gruen and bravo Michele.


message 2: by Michele (new)

Michele Thank you Tony! Nice of you to drop a line.

message 3: by Vincent (new)

Vincent I absolutely loved this book, and I think that the ending was a perfect conclusion to a great book.

message 4: by Bonnie Judd (new)

Bonnie Judd I read this for book club a friend years back. One of my favorites!!

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