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Read Ù E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ê Elinor Lipman Elinor Lipman Ê 9 Free read Read & Download The Dearly Departed Just possibly Sunny begins to think she wasn’t as beleaguered as she felt she was And maybe her mother’s life was richer than anyone suspected Add to the mix a chief of police whose interest in Sunny exceeds his civic duty and you have the makings of an irresistibly beguiling tale from an author who writes with all the wit and wry authority of a latter day Jane Austen. I didn t like Fletcher Maybe at the end he redeemed himself a bit But the few chapters with him towards the end really dragged and brought the book down I liked Sunny and Joey and wish the focus and been on them

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Read Ù E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ê Elinor Lipman Elinor Lipman Ê 9 Free read Read & Download The Dearly Departed With her trademark humor and warmth the beloved author of The Ladies' Man and The Inn at Lake Devine explores going home again; about finding light in the dark corners of one's inhospitable past; about love golf and DNA Everyone in King George New Hampshire loved Margaret Batten part time amateur actress full time wallflower and single mother to a now distant daughter Sunn. I like Elinor Lipman s books Her writing style is light and insightful and funny and deft however this one seemed to fall short of her usual mark as it was a bit too predictable I loved the characters and loved that it s a nice easy readbut I find that I really preferred her other books That said let me defend The Dearly Departed Her story has a great premise the daughter of a single mother and the son of a single father learn that their parents have died at the same time from a gas leak that leadto carbon monoxide poisoning The strange thing is that arriving to the double funeral they find they look uncannily alike they both have wispy prematurely white hair a feature they apparently shared with his father Lipman doesn t keep us in suspense we pretty much learn right away that he is the father to both of them the daughter being the result of a long standing affair between the two parents What happens as the characters try to untangle this story is our entertainment as it s almost like A Comedy of Errors in a way with everyone using a different set of assumptions to operate and slight misunderstandings and mis timed overtures at every turnThe only complaint I could possibly have was that Lipman just didn t seem to see the need to raise the stakes her characters just poked around the small town figuring things out and talking to each other and things came to a conclusion I didn t mind though it s unusual nowadays not to have a bomb or a pregnancy or a deadline in a story to make it keep pace with 24 and give us an adrenaline rush Basically once I figured out that I wasn t waiting for zombies or anything I really enjoyed the story Which is the point after all of a novelLipman s books look as if they must be guilty pleasure books but I swear they re good Just don t read this one first or you may not return for Lipman has a singular voice and dry sense of humor They re in a class of books that is hard to come by maybe not literary fiction but fun well written studies of people Shortcut past; about love golf and DNA Everyone in King George New Hampshire loved Margaret Batten Secret Commandos Behind Enemy Lines with the Elite Warriors of SOG part time amateur actress full time wallflower and single mother to a now distant daughter Sunn. I like Elinor Lipman s books Her writing style is light and insightful and funny and deft however this one seemed to fall short of her usual mark as it was a bit too DIY Magic predictable I loved the characters and loved that it s a nice easy readbut I find that I really The One Inside preferred her other books That said let me defend The Dearly Departed Her story has a great San Francisco Surrender premise the daughter of a single mother and the son of a single father learn that their Shimmering Chaos (Enchanted Chaos Book 2) poisoning The strange thing is that arriving to the double funeral they find they look uncannily alike they both have wispy Positive Affirmations FeelFabToday Guides Book 4 prematurely white hair a feature they apparently shared with his father Lipman doesn t keep us in suspense we Positive Thoughts For The Day pretty much learn right away that he is the father to both of them the daughter being the result of a long standing affair between the two What Darwin Really Said parents What happens as the characters try to untangle this story is our entertainment as it s almost like A Comedy of Errors in a way with everyone using a different set of assumptions to operate and slight misunderstandings and mis timed overtures at every turnThe only complaint I could Web 20 Architectures possibly have was that Lipman just didn t seem to see the need to raise the stakes her characters just Share Retweet Repeat poked around the small town figuring things out and talking to each other and things came to a conclusion I didn t mind though it s unusual nowadays not to have a bomb or a Bred by Wolves point after all of a novelLipman s books look as if they must be guilty Music Theory - Ukulele Chord Theory - Circle of Fifths Fully Explained and application to Ukulele Playing (Learn Ukulele Book 1) pleasure books but I swear they re good Just don t read this one first or you may not return for Lipman has a singular voice and dry sense of humor They re in a class of books that is hard to come by maybe not literary fiction but fun well written studies of panchira LOVEPOP gravure vol281 kokone people

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Read Ù E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ê Elinor Lipman Elinor Lipman Ê 9 Free read Read & Download The Dearly Departed Y But accidents happen The death of Margaret side by side with her putative fiancé brings Sunny back to the scene of the unhappy adolescence she thought she’d left behind Reentry is to be dreaded; there’s no hiding in a town with one diner one doctor one stop sign one motel Yet allies surface; even high school tormentors have grown up in unforeseen and gratifying ways. Love author s sense of humor Destiny Revealed Destiny Trilogy #1 putative fiancé brings Sunny back to the scene of the unhappy adolescence she thought she’d left behind Reentry is to be dreaded; there’s no hiding in a town with one diner one doctor one stop sign one motel Yet allies surface; even high school tormentors have grown up in unforeseen and gratifying ways. Love author s sense of humor

  • Paperback
  • 288
  • The Dearly Departed
  • Elinor Lipman
  • English
  • 24 January 2019
  • 9780375724589