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Rosemary Reads, May 27, 2008 (view all comments by Rosemary Reads)
Delightful summer read with an escape to Tuscany. Craig's ensemble in Love in Idleness is entertaining and clever with a bit of the Bard!
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Krista Smith-Moroziuk, May 22, 2008 (view all comments by Krista Smith-Moroziuk)
A perfect summer read. This social comedy is a great read for your beach bag. Amanda Craig's witty, sharp dialogue is perfect for this summer romp.
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ISBN:
9781400031078
Author:
Craig, Amanda
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Subject:
General
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British
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Summer resorts
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Domestic fiction
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Fantasy fiction
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General Fiction
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Literary
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Literature-A to Z
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Trade paper
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20040631
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TRADE PAPER
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General/trade
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English
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352
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8.04x5.26x.78 in. .62 lbs.

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Product details 352 pages Anchor Books - English 9781400031078 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Amanda Craig is a marvelous writer — both playful and graceful, she gives darting sidelong glances into the human heart. Love in Idleness is the perfect summer read. Escapist in the best sense, it suggests that we may need to get lost in order to find ourselves."
"Review" by , "Beguiling, very funny....Craig writes with charm and wit."
"Review" by , "With slapstick confusion, magic potions, and Shakespearean references galore....[It] manages to surprise in a way old Will never dreamed of."
"Review" by , "Sharp dialogue, smart lines, well-timed revelations...all in all, a pleasing, evocative, weightless performance."
"Review" by , "A social comedy with a hint of magic....An entertaining and good-hearted summer read by someone who knows, and loves, her Shakespeare."
"Review" by , "Sprawling and sweet, Craig traces how romantic, platonic, and familial relationships change over time."
"Review" by , "Carefully plotted, its prose sharp, its characters nicely, sometimes mischievously, observed....Enjoyable and clever." (London)
"Review" by , "Craig's creative enough to stray from Shakespeare when the need arises, and her lyrical prose suits the Italian landscapes."
"Review" by , "Charming....Craig, a compassionate and good-tempered fairy godmother waving her wand, presides wisely and kindly over the comedy of errors." The New Statesman

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