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A Suitable Boy

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Vijac Wed 08-May-13 22:42:08

Love it. Need to read it again now!

louisianablue2000 Wed 08-May-13 22:39:58

I read this in my first year of my doctorate. The characters were as real to me as my real friends for a long time. Loved it. Don't really want to re-read in case it's not as good as I remember!

MorvahRising Mon 29-Apr-13 22:54:08

I absolutely loved it and I did read the political bits. But like Salbertina I can't remember those bits at all.

AgentProvocateur Sun 14-Apr-13 18:02:15

I was so disappointed to find this wasn't available for Kindle when I last looked. Thank you, OP, I will download and take it in holiday with me in July.

Salbertina Sun 14-Apr-13 17:47:59

Oh yes, such a special book, an all time favourite which i think I'm due to reread after several years. I did read it all though inc the political bits.. Not that i can remember them now!

UptoapointLordCopper Fri 12-Apr-13 20:35:53

It got me through labour for DS2. It has a special place in my life. smile

And I read the political bits too.

Gracelo Fri 12-Apr-13 12:49:11

I read it in the first weeks after having dd as well smile mostly while breastfeeding. A Kindle would have been so much easier than the enormous printed version. I wonder if it was the hormones which made me cry my eyes out over one of the deaths in the book.

BowlFullofJelly Fri 12-Apr-13 12:36:08

I read the whole thing - did take me nearly a year though as started the week I gave birth to PFB smile (and didn't understand a lot of the political bits)

MirandaWest Fri 12-Apr-13 12:33:19

I love a Suitable Boy. Haven't read it for years though (and am sure I skipped the political stuff).

Wonder when a Suitable Girl is being published?

lalalonglegs Fri 12-Apr-13 12:31:29

Has anyone who's read A Suitable Boy done anything other than skim the political stuff grin?

Gracelo Fri 12-Apr-13 12:24:27

It's one of my favourite books ever. Have to admit that I also skimmed most of the political stuff.
I'd never heard of Tuebl, thanks sprout

sprout44 Thu 11-Apr-13 17:48:53

Its also on and its free, my new best friends Mr Tuebl.

MimsyBorogroves Wed 10-Apr-13 11:30:48

It's not been available for as long as I've had my kindle, so just over a year.

I'll probably be doing the same with the political bits!

lalalonglegs Wed 10-Apr-13 10:45:09

Why wasn't it available before confused? It is a cracking read but my advice would be to skim a lot of the political stuff.

MimsyBorogroves Wed 10-Apr-13 10:23:52 finally available on Kindle from 30/5.

I'm thrilled - I've been waiting to read it for ages, then when I got my Kindle I just assumed it would be available straight away.

It's £5.99 preorder, but I'm hoping(!) that will drop.

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