Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Library Journal First Novels #8

Here again is another novel that caught my eye on Library Journal's list of First Novels by Barbara Hoffert.
by Helen Simonson


Here is the Barnes and Noble description:

You are about to travel to Edgecombe St. Mary, a small village in the English countryside filled with rolling hills, thatched cottages, and a cast of characters both hilariously original and as familiar as the members of your own family. Among them is Major Ernest Pettigrew (retired), the unlikely hero of Helen Simonson's wondrous debut. Wry, courtly, opinionated, and completely endearing, Major Pettigrew is one of the most indelible characters in contemporary fiction, and from the very first page of this remarkable novel he will steal your heart.

I have seen this book making it's way around the blogs as well. Doesn't it sound wonderful?

1 comment:

Mary said...

I've read several reviews saying the audiobook is wonderful too so I may listen to this!