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A taste of life and love in Australia

Auteur : Margaret Lynette Sharp
Éditeur : [Australia] : [publisher not identified], ©2011.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Fiction : English
Base de données :WorldCat
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This is a book of short stories almost all of which are romantic in nature. Each story elaborates on situations involving characters in age groups spanning teenage years, right up to late middle age. They involve the reactions to changes in life situations as people mature and respond to the influence of potential partners. The majority of tales have a happy ending, otherwise they are resolved in a manner  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Fiction
Type d’ouvrage : Fiction
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Margaret Lynette Sharp
ISBN : 9781461064725 1461064724
Numéro OCLC : 762075738
Notes : Short stories.
Description : 115 pages ; 22 cm
Contenu : The Girl next door --
A storm in summer --
Cafe noir --
Lipstick red --
Tunnel of love --
False paradise --
Luck of the draw --
Old flames --
Valentine's Day --
First impressions --
Clean slate --
A song for Ellie --
Happy birthday --
Through my eyes --
Out of bounds --
The Summer of her reflections --
Circles of life --
The Blossoming --
Around the corner --
The Sands of love --
Something to celebrate --
The Dating game --
Moment of awakening --
The Proposal --
Spring is in the air --
Revelation --
A born romantic --
A second chance.
Responsabilité : Margaret Lynette Sharp.

Résumé :

This is a book of short stories almost all of which are romantic in nature. Each story elaborates on situations involving characters in age groups spanning teenage years, right up to late middle age. They involve the reactions to changes in life situations as people mature and respond to the influence of potential partners. The majority of tales have a happy ending, otherwise they are resolved in a manner satisfactory to the situation. The stories are, I believe, emotionally satisfying since they involve the reader in situations that are easy to relate to, even if the reader has never personally experienced anything like the content of the stories. The English expression is easy to read and understand, at the same time being interesting and evocative. It is ideal to read while travelling, or waiting for appointments, although I believe the temptation is to continue reading due to the appeal of the content and style of the tales. I believe that the strength of this literature lies in the quality of the opening paragraphs of each story which effortlessly carry the reader into the subject matter. The spoken words are realistic and contribute to the believability of the stories. Ideal as a gift, although this is primarily a book for women, men, too, can easily relate to and appreciate the stories. Several stories are, in fact, written from the point of view of the male character. My previous book "25 Stories of Life and Love in Australia" has received high praise from many readers.

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