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Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont

Taylor, Elizabeth

(Book - 2006)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont
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"On a rainy Sunday afternoon in January, Mrs. Palfrey, recently widowed, arrives at the Claremont Hotel where she will spend her remaining days. Her fellow residents are a mixed bunch -- magnificently flawed and eccentric -- living off crumbs of affection and an obsessive interest in the relentless round of hotel meals. Togehter, upper lips stiffened, they fight off their twin enemies: boredom and the Grim Reaper. And then one day, Mrs. Palfrey encounters the handsome young writer Ludo, and learns that even old can fall in love"--P. [4] of cover.

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Publisher: London : Virago, [2006], 1971
ISBN: 9781844083213
1844083217
Branch Call Number: FICTION TAYLOR
Characteristics: ix, 205 p. ;,20 cm

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One of the sweetest love stories I have read, but not without some sadness.


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May 23, 2013
  • finn75 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Heartbreaking and beautiful. A reminder that age doesn't mean the end of your need for community and family.

Apr 03, 2011
  • macierules rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This has to be the most accurate, tender portrayal of ageing ever written. Shortlisted Booker Prize 1971.

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