Major Pettigrew's Last Stand (Paperback)

By Helen Simonson

Munhak Dongnae/Tsai Fong Books, 9788954621823, 520pp.

Publication Date: August 9, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/1/2010)
Paperback (11/30/2010)
Paperback, Large Print (12/1/2010)
Hardcover (3/2/2010)
Compact Disc (3/2/2010)
Hardcover, Large Print (7/7/2010)

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Summer '11 Reading Group List

“This is the perfect answer for a book group looking for charm, literacy, and humor. The story of Major Pettigrew and Mrs. Ali and their their families in a middle-class English village will delight readers worn to the bone by the many angst-ridden and torturous family novels of today. Simonson offers a contemporary tale, but with a sensibility and sensitivity to the mores of a generation ago. Wonderful reading!”
— Marian Nielsen, Orinda Books, Orinda, CA
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March 2010 Indie Next List

“In a comedy of manners that would make Jane Austen proud, a retired general and a widowed Pakistani women meet and court in an out-of-the-way English village. There is wit here, and cleverness, and a host of clear-eyed, stiff-lipped, curmudgeonly joys. Fans of British humor and storytelling must acquire this wryly funny love story.”
— Mark Bradshaw, Watermark Books, Wichita, KS
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