Evenings at Five

Evenings at Five

Book - 2003
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After the unexpected death of her husband, Christina reflects on their life as she comes to terms with her loss.
Publisher: New York : Random House Ballantine Pub. Group, 2003
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780345461025
Branch Call Number: FIC Godwi
Characteristics: 114 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Halsband, Frances


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Oct 01, 2011

Really, where do I start?
The fact that this book even got published is a modern miracle. It is a short story that is horribly written, does not contain a single word with which I had to consult my dictionary, has large print, *DRAWINGS!* (sigh), and didn't really go anywhere or make any sense. I cannot say anything further than: do not waste your time! (March 2006)

Nov 29, 2006

A remarkable little book that can be read in one sitting. A wistful recollection of the cocktail hour between husband and wife in which they exchanged their thoughts, hearts and souls, and which she recalls during his illness and after he is gone. Interspersed with the lovely writing are line drawings illustrating the rooms in which this love story played out. Somber, reflective, touching, but never mawkish. Read it once, twice, and then perhaps buy it, as I did.

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