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Jane Gardam

3.85 of 5 Votes: 4
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Stories of Jane Gardam (2014)
language
English
4.3 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Having read Ms Gardam's Old Filth Trilogy I was anxious to read her collection of favorite short stories. I was not disappointed though astounded with the heft of the book--nearly thirty stories and over 400 pages. Usually I feel off-kilter and unsatisfied when I finish reading m...
The Man in the Wooden Hat (2009)
language
English
series
3.99 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Old Filth was written from the viewpoint of Edward Feathers, Old Filth. This book is written from the viewpoint of Betty, his wife. She spent WWII in a Japanese internment camp. They met in Hong Kong. There were no whistles and bells in their romance; it was a marriage of con...
A Long Way from Verona (1971)
language
English
3.92 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Having had the great luck to discover Jane Gardam earlier this year, I was happy to pick up this book, which I've learned was her first novel. What a talent! Gardam's ear for the thoughts, emotions and speech patterns of a 13 to 14 year old is quite remarkable. Jessica Vye, our d...
Last Friends (2013)
language
English
series
3.74 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Really a 4.5. A little emotionally anti-climactic for me after The Man in the Wooden Hat, but continues to fill in gaps and pieces of the mosaic. The focus on Veneering answers some lingering questions about the Filth--Betty-Veneering love triangle-- Veneering's youth is incredi...
Last Friends. by Jane Gardam (2013)
language
English
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3.74 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Giving 5 stars for the whole trilogy. I bought the 2nd and 3rd books in the series (the Man in the Wooden Hat and Last Friends, respectively) in London in Hatchards book shop. Founded in 1797, It is the oldest the book shop in London ( now in two locations) and it is a delight fo...
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