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Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 2006 Publisher: Audiobooks George Hall of does not understand the modern obsession with talking about everything. 'The secret of contentment George felt. Lay in ignoring The many things completely.' Some things in life. However. cannot be ignored. At fifty-seven. George is settling down to a comfortable retirement. building a shed in his garden. reading historical novels. listening to a bit of light jazz. Then Katie. his tempestuous daughter. announces that she is getting remarried . to Ray. Her family is not pleased - as her other Jamie observes. Ray has 'strangler's hands'. Katie can't decide if she loves Ray. or loves the wonderful way he has with her son Jacob. and her mother Jean is a bit put out by all the planning and arguing the wedding has occasioned. which get in the way of her quite fulfilling late-life affair with one of her ...
I don't undertand why people have liked this book... I must be missing some funny gene or something because I did not even enjoy reading it.Published on Dec 11 2008 by Jessie Karam
George Hall is the main character in Haddon's latest book "A Spot of Bother." Thoroughly English, though assessible to those of us who aren't, it is a perfect next book to follow... Read morePublished on Sept. 25 2006 by Griffy Buc