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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Flowers in the rain by Rosamunde Pilcher

Flowers In The Rain

Rosamunde Pilcher....She makes you laugh....She makes you cry....She takes you to a world of hope and romance....And into the lives of people you'll never forget.She's Rosamunde Pilcher,America's most beloved storyteller....And this is her gift to you

Anyone who knows my reviews or my reading habits will know that I hate short stories.  I picked this book up when I was clearing my shelves in the study to redecorate and thought I would give it a try.  I am trying to clear out some books to donate to a charity booksale at my husbands work and I thought this would be a quick read, mainly as I foresaw myself giving up after a couple of the tales.

At last a collection of short stories that were enjoyable.  Each of them were complete stories and did not leave me frustrated by lack of description or ending (like most other short stories I have read).  Ok they are slightly old fashioned, sexist! and happily ever after but still managed to be enjoyable.  

Perfect for reading in a situation where you don't have a lot of time or concentration but still want to grab a quick read. 5 out of 5.

2 comments:

  1. I have come over all faint! you gave a book of short stories (any book at all?!!!!) 5 out of 5? I can't make up my mind now, Hazel whether the short stories were brilliant, or if you were feeling particuarly mellow haha! Mrs Mac x

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    1. Ha Mrs Mac, I think I was just surprised that I finished the book and enjoyed it and she is a good, old fashioned author with no chip on shoulder or gimmicks needed to tell an enjoyable story. Xx

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