How does a man addicted to routine - a man who flosses his teeth before love-making - cope with the chaos of everyday life? With the loss of his son, the departure of his wife and the arrival of Muriel, a dog trainer from the Meow-Bow dog clinic, Macon's attempts at ordinary life are tragically and comically undone.
A heartfelt novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Amateur Marriage and Breathing Lessons, now available as an audiobook.
©1985 Anne Tyler (P)2014 Audible, Inc., 2014. Published in the UK by Random House Audiobooks
Tried hard to get into it. Gave up half way. Still not sure what is it all about. Very dull narration, plot boring to say the least.Very dissapointed.
None what so ever
The beauty of Anne Tyler is that she writes characters that you really believe in. In this novel you don't particularly like the main character but you end up falling in love with him and with the heroine Muriel.
Sensitive intelligent insightful
The Burgess Boys. Both explore relationships with insight.
Murial's family's Christmas dinner.
Get inside the American mind.
The book is beautifully narrated.
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