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The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

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Gone2far Thu 10-Oct-19 23:21:07

Has anyone else read this? I loved it - it reminded me of Anne Tyler and was a very satisfying read

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howdoyousolvethisproblem Fri 11-Oct-19 09:17:45

Not yet but it’s on my list! Reviews have been good and interested me enough. Although the comparison to Anne Tyler leaves me with mixed feelings. I loved some of her books but others have left me cold.

Gone2far Fri 11-Oct-19 13:07:20

Me too. But she's like Tyler at her best.

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highlandcoo Fri 11-Oct-19 16:10:00

Not yet OP as I prefer reading paperbacks and think it's hardback only at the moment?

Ann Patchett is an excellent writer IMO. I enjoyed Bel Canto and State of Wonder in particular.

And if you ever get the chance to listen to her at a literary event, she's a very warm and engaging speaker.

shumway Fri 11-Oct-19 16:14:26

Yes - I liked it.

Gone2far Fri 11-Oct-19 16:38:50

I was lucky enough to get it from the library coo. A lovely, brand new, hardback. Luxury!

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mightymalties Tue 15-Oct-19 20:38:35

I managed to snag one of the gorgeous editions from Waterstones, but haven't read it yet. Does it live up to expectations, having read BC and SofW?

Gone2far Tue 15-Oct-19 20:41:42

I was totally new to AP, so I can't judge.

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