Travels with My Aunt

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Henry Pulling, a retired bank manager, meets his old aunt for the first time in over 50 years. She persuades him to travel with her. Through his aunt, a veteran of Europe's hotel bedrooms, Henry joins a shiftless, twilight society coming alive after ...Continua
Ha scritto il 04/10/14
Henry Pulling met his aunt Augusta the first time in more than half a century at his mother's funeral. His mother was approaching eighty-six when she died, and his aunt was some eleven or twelve years younger. He had retired from the bank two yea...Continua
Ha scritto il 13/08/13

leggero, frizzante, simpatico, a tratti un pochino prevedibile, ma con un ottimo finale; insomma, una sorpresa!

John Trigg
Ha scritto il 28/07/11
Close to home
this book has some real laugh out loud moments. while the characters seem to be almost of another England, I can associate the 2 main characters (Pullen and his aunt) with people from my own family. Yes the language, situations and actions seem very...Continua
Philip Downer
Ha scritto il 30/06/11
Travels With My Aunt was my first visit to Greeneland, aged about 14, and in all honesty, we didn’t click. Aside from a desultory adolescent canter through Brighton Rock, I turned to other things, and didn’t try Greene again until my 40s. And (of co...Continua
Ha scritto il 24/10/10

It seems to me that the old professional brothel system was far healthier than those exaggerated amateur distractions. But then an amateur always goes too far. An amateur is never in proper control of his art.

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