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Of Mice and Maltesers 4 - aristocats book

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AgentProvocateur Sun 09-Sep-12 21:19:05

I also had chick-lit heart-sink when I saw this one, and I didn't like the blurb on the back. However, I did read it, and once I got into it, I really enjoyed it. I thought it was an easy read, but thought provoking and believable. I loved that the ending wasn't trite. Thanks for this one,

aristocat Tue 31-Jul-12 22:39:24

arti thats exactly (chick-lit) how I felt when I saw the book too. It was a pleasant surprise to see that its not.
Glad you have both enjoyed it and one I shall re-read myself -- if it makes it back to me ......

artifarti Tue 31-Jul-12 12:59:33

My heart sank a bit when I saw the cover of this book as it looked a bit chick-litty! I actually really enjoyed it though. The main character was very likeable and it was also a believable relationship. I thought it was a very honest ending, although sad; somehow a 'love conquers all' ending would have seemed a bit trite, I think. Thanks aristocat!

Dysgu Sun 24-Jun-12 16:28:35

I really enjoyed this book and read it very quickly. There were some really humorous bits that made me laugh and the issue was covered in an interesting, sensitive way. I kept hoping that the ending would be different from the expected one - and it was as expected - but I lived in hope right to the very end! I was really attached to the two main characters and wanted everything to work out between them.

Thought provoking - thanks for an interesting choice, aristocat

aristocat Sun 20-May-12 23:46:51

I chose this book because I had simply seen so many good reviews recently and decided why not give it a try.

Hope you enjoy it smile

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