By Helen Simonson

ISBN-10: 0307712842

ISBN-13: 9780307712844

ISBN-10: 0812981227

ISBN-13: 9780812981223

ISBN-10: 1410427528

ISBN-13: 9781410427526

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You are approximately to commute to Edgecombe St. Mary, a small village within the English geographical region full of rolling hills, thatched cottages, and a forged of characters either hilariously unique and as established because the contributors of your individual kinfolk. between them is significant Ernest Pettigrew (retired), the not going hero of Helen Simonson's wondrous debut. Wry, courtly, opinionated, and entirely endearing, significant Pettigrew is among the such a lot indelible characters in modern fiction, and from the first actual web page of this notable novel he'll thieve your heart.

The significant leads a quiet existence valuing the right kind issues that Englishmen have lived through for generations: honor, accountability, decorum, and a correctly brewed cup of tea. yet then his brother's dying sparks an unforeseen friendship with Mrs. Jasmina Ali, the Pakistani shopkeeper from the village. Drawn jointly via their shared love of literature and the lack of their respective spouses, the foremost and Mrs. Ali quickly locate their friendship blossoming into whatever extra. yet village society insists on embracing him because the indispensable neighborhood and her because the everlasting foreigner. Can their courting live to tell the tale the hazards one takes while pursuing happiness within the face of tradition and tradition?

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