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The Gustav Sonata: A Novel
The Gustav Sonata: A Novel | Rose Tremain
A breathtakingly radiant story of an unlikely childhood friendship that survives the test of time. Gustav Perle grows up in a small town in Switzerland, where the horrors of the Second World War seem only a distant echo. An only child, he lives alone with Emilie, the mother he adores but who treats him with bitter severity. He begins an intense friendship with a Jewish boy his age, talented and mercurial Anton Zweibel, a budding concert pianist. The novel follows Gustavs family, tracing the roots of his mothers anti-Semitism and its impact on her son and his beloved friend. Moving backward to the war years and the painful repercussions of an act of conscience, and forward through the lives and careers of the two men, one who becomes a hotel owner, the other a concert pianist, The Gustav Sonata explores the passionate love of childhood friendship as it is lost, transformed, and regained over a lifetime. It is a powerful and deeply moving addition to the beloved oeuvre of one of our greatest contemporary novelists.
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erzascarletbookgasm
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I loved this book, a tale of intense friendship between two men - Gustav Perle who grows up in a small town in Switzerland, and a Jewish boy, Anton Zweibel, a talented #concert pianist.

#LetsTravelJuly

Cathythoughts That little train was my favorite part... beautiful illustration 5mo
OriginalCyn620 That illustration is amazing! 5mo
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amok
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Heartbreakingly moving. Two boys growing up, learning about love and friendship.

ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I read this not long ago and loved it! My first by this author 6mo
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Cathythoughts
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#MayMovieMagic #IceDance I read this a couple of weeks ago on hols ... very good ♥️👍🏻

LeahBergen I have this sitting on my shelf! I‘ve loved a few other Tremain novels. 7mo
TrishB I enjoyed this one too 👍🏻 7mo
Cathythoughts @LeahBergen it‘s the only one I read ( on kindle ) I have The Road Home on my shelf, looking forward to it ♥️👍🏻 7mo
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squirrelbrain I have this one and The Road Home on my TBR shelf! 7mo
Cinfhen I thought of this book and cover too when I saw the prompt. Excellent story. Sad 7mo
erzascarletbookgasm I loved this 👍 7mo
rohit-sawant I stacked this one a while back after all the Litsy love for it. 7mo
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Cathythoughts
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I really liked this one ... maybe a little too much melancholy. Too many jumbled images. I think my most enduring memory / image from this book will be the small Gustav playing with his one toy , a tin train with passengers painted on the windows & Gustav whispering to passengers as he plays “ master yourselves “ ♥️💔

TrishB I loved this ❤️ but like a bit of melancholy. 7mo
Cathythoughts @TrishB I did really like it .. just prefer a different kind of sadness .. hard to explain.. 7mo
Cathythoughts @TrishB I felt at times it was a bit over- laboured 7mo
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This was painfully, beautifully sad. A boy brought up in poverty in Switzerland in the aftermath of war, taught to “master himself” to be neutral and controlled as his country has been, to cope even when cold and hungry - and the talented, precocious and fragile friend he cares for so deeply. Through his story and that of his parents we see the legacy of bitterness vs the potential that might remain for hope and passion. 5 stars.

Cathythoughts Beautiful review! This sounds really good 😍 I have The Road Home now & am l looking forward to it. I also got a couple more of hers on kindle recently... I think I have this one too. I know @erzascarletbookgasm is a fan too. I must give her a read soon. 8mo
Centique @Cathythoughts thanks Cathy! I‘m going to have to read her other books now too 😍 8mo
TrishB Great review 👍🏻 I loved this book too. 8mo
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erzascarletbookgasm Lovely review! I loved this book, three! 8mo
erzascarletbookgasm @Cathythoughts I hope you‘ll get to read this beautiful book. I have The Road Home waiting for me too! 😊 8mo
rohit-sawant Wonderful review! 8mo
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Probably one of the last sunny days out on the water. (no filter) This book is So Good. I have to take a break to clear the lump in my throat though - 😢

CarolynM I'm glad you're enjoying this - I have a copy of it in my iBooks library. I'll get around to it one day🙂 8mo
TrishB I enjoyed this book too 👍🏻 8mo
erzascarletbookgasm I loved this book! 8mo
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erzascarletbookgasm
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More covers with #sky . These from my read shelves, all I‘ve enjoyed very much.
#showusyourcover

Kaye Very good choices ! I have yet to read any of these but do have BearTown. (edited) 10mo
Cathythoughts 👍🏻💙💙 10mo
madamereadsalot1 Shirley Jackson! 🙌 The Lottery is a great short story. I want that collection. 10mo
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Pricel101 Love Jane Harper! Great choices, but I‘m a bit reluctant to try Beartown 🤔 10mo
Kaye Hi Jessie Thought I‘d drop in and say hello. 10mo
erzascarletbookgasm @kaye 👋 Julie, thanks for thinking of me. 😘 I need to catch up on my Litsy scrolling! 😄 10mo
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ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled
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This was a #blameitonlitsy and I loved it. Beautiful story about a friendship between two boys in post WWII Switzerland. Looking forward to reading more by this author.

erzascarletbookgasm 🙌 I loved this too! 14mo
gradcat I wonder if someone might be willing to explain what a #blameitonlitsy is. 14mo
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled @gradcat It‘s just a way to show that you discovered something because of a post, or added books to your TBR because of Litsy recommendations, that kind of thing! 😁 14mo
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gradcat Thank you very much for explaining it to me ❤️❤️ 14mo
LeahBergen Oh, good. This one‘s waiting on the shelf. 👍🏻 14mo
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled @LeahBergen It‘s a quick read, too! Enjoy! 14mo
TrishB Loved this one too 👍🏻 14mo
Centique Good to hear 😊👍This one‘s on my TBR - should get to it in a few months! 13mo
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled @Centique I just got another Rose Tremain added to me TBR. I had never read her before - I was missing out! 13mo
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erzascarletbookgasm
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#31bookspics
Some #bluebooks that I‘ve enjoyed / loved.

TrishB Great pic 👍🏻 1y
Cathythoughts Very good 💙. I enjoyed a few of those too 👍🏻 1y
ephemeralwaltz 😍💙 1y
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rachaich
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Started this last night. So far I'm enjoying. I don't think I've read anything based in Switzerland before.

Notafraidofwords Gosh. Love this book. 1y
rachaich @Notafraidofwords - it is very good so far :) 1y
ErickaS_Flyleafunfurled I started this yesterday! I‘m really enjoying it so far. 14mo
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rachaich
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When you visit a village fete and leave with a pile of books!
Quite looking forward to reading these...

Libby1 Great finds. I see Moomins in the background, too! 💙 2y
erzascarletbookgasm I loved the tagged book! Enjoy! 2y
rachaich @libby1 - love the Moomins :) 2y
rachaich @erzascarletbookgasm - that's a good recommendation, thank you :) 2y
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#TBRtemptation post 6! Gustave grows up in a small Swiss town. An only child, he lives with his anti-Semitic mother who treats him with severity. He'll intensely befriend a talented Jewish boy, Anton, a budding pianist. The novel will work back through the WWII years and ahead through their adult years. We'll watch as a friendship lost, transformed, and regained despite whatever calamities and people interrupt it. #blameLitsy #blameMrBook 😎

Andrew65 Loved this book! 2y
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erzascarletbookgasm
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#allthebooksof2017 #newtoyoufavoriteauthors

These are six of my favourite authors I discovered this year.
Kent Haruf, Daphne du Maurier, Rose Tremain, Sarah Winman, Jane Harper, Margaret Atwood. 🤘

Miss_Kim Great choices! 2y
Cathythoughts Margaret Atwood ❤️❤️❤️ did you like The Dry ( just purchased) (edited) 2y
TheKidUpstairs Yay Atwood! Which of her books did you read this year? She's one of my absolute faves. 2y
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erzascarletbookgasm @Miss_Kim 💕makes me want to read all their books - backlist or future! 2y
erzascarletbookgasm @Cathythoughts I did! I look forward to read her second book. :) 2y
erzascarletbookgasm @TheKidUpstairs I chose Alias Grace over The Handmaid‘s Tale. It was really good. I‘ll probably read the latter not so soonish because I‘m unenthusiastic about currently-hyped or over-hyped books, though judging by the reviews, it should be a great read. 2y
TheKidUpstairs @erzascarletbookgasm Alias Grace is one of my favourites! Handmaid's Tale is definitely a worthwhile read, but I understand your point about hype. She has so many other great books, though! If you like speculative fiction, the MaddAddam trilogy (Oryx and Crake is the first) is fantastic. For more realistic literary fiction, I loved The Robber Bride and Cat's Eye. 2y
erzascarletbookgasm @TheKidUpstairs thank you! I prefer literary fictions, so, writing down all these recommendations 📝 2y
Kalalalatja Ooooh you have discovered some great ones! 👏👏👏 2y
Andrew65 Could easily have added Rose Tremain to my list! (edited) 2y
batsy I haven't read Handmaid's Tale for the same reason. Excessive hype always makes me nervous, though I'm sure it's worthy of it. BTW if you're still looking for a copy Kino is having 25% off on its website for the very pretty new black hardcover with the sprayed edges 😈 2y
sprainedbrain Kent Haruf! I should have put him on my list. I just loved Plainsong. ❤️ 2y
erzascarletbookgasm Thanks for the info, @batsy I own a copy already. On a look out for her other novels, hopefully they turn up at Bookxcess 😁 2y
erzascarletbookgasm @sprainedbrain I‘ve read that and Our Souls at Night. Looking forward to read his others. I heard this this is good, have you read? 2y
sprainedbrain @erzascarletbookgasm I haven‘t... just discovered Plainsong a couple of months ago, but I plan to read many more! 2y
Gezemice I discovered Atwood two years ago and it was love at first read. ❤❤❤ 2y
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TrishB
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Loved this 💟 was so happy with the ending too.
A lovely Sunday afternoon read.

charl08 A fan here too. 2y
Andrew65 I loved this three. 2y
Abailliekaras Love Rose Tremain! Stacked. 😊 2y
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Notafraidofwords That ending !!! 2y
TrishB @charl08 @Andrew65 @Abailliekaras not read any others but will be checking them out👍 2y
Andrew65 @TrishB Me either but I do own 2y
erzascarletbookgasm I loved this! I keep saying I‘ll look out her other books...but so many other authors I need to check out! 😆 #booknerdproblems 2y
Balibee146 Read Restoration and Merivel and started The Cupboard but got sidetracked. 👍👍 2y
TrishB @Balibee146 will be checking them out! 2y
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Andrew65
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#🎼 #EmojiNov Loved this book set in Switzerland about relationships and with a musical connection. @RealLifeReading

Miss_Kim I just got “Merivel: A Man of His Time” by Rose Tremain from our library today. She‘s a terrific writer! 2y
Andrew65 @Miss_Kim This is the only one I've read by her, but do want to read more. 2y
Miss_Kim I really loved Music and Silence. I‘ll look for this one next 😊 2y
Andrew65 @Miss_Kim Thanks, I will check that out, I own a copy of The Colour but not read it yet. 2y
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This was a heartbreaking and beautiful read. Set in Switzerland after the war, it brings together a story of brokenness, friendship and love. Highly recommend.

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Pickpick

This was beautiful, and heartbreaking. I loved it. I'm definitely going to seek out more Rose Tremain after this.

JillR Couldn't get the annoying sticker off without marks! 2y
Andrew65 I loved this too, and agree - why do they put those stickers on books, even if you get it off the book is all sticky! 2y
elliemcc11 Loved it as well 😊 2y
erzascarletbookgasm I loved this too 🙂 2y
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JillR
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New book night. I see this one has lots of good Litsy reviews...

erzascarletbookgasm Ooo, I loved this. I've been meaning to read more of her works. 2y
shawnmooney I loved it too! 😍 2y
Andrew65 I also loved this. 2y
Notafraidofwords Loved it 2y
JillR I think yours was one of the reviews I'd read @shawnmooney 😊. Glad to see this gets so much love ❤️ 2y
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rmaclean4
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This arrived yesterday from Book Depository. I think I heard about it from Simon at Savage Reads. Excited to get to this.

Jen2 I love Simon!! 2y
rmaclean4 He is one of my favorites on Booktube. 2y
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Weave
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67 ~ The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain (Paperback📖) ~ Started: 24.06.17 ~ Finished: 01.07.17
Rating: 5/5📚

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Time for book club!

SilversReviews Love book club time. :) 2y
RobinGustafson Always! :-) 2y
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rachelwill
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Book 19: Soared through this one - a well crafted story, powered with music and memory and the secrets history hopes to keep hidden. Travelling through time with our two protagonists, we move from pre-WW2 on the Swiss border to modern day, with all its ghosts. But family skeletons have a tendency to emerge in unlikely ways...History sometimes gives its own perfomance. #readwomen #baileysprize

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Book one of my recent haul 😇 On a side note, that sticker mark is very annoying.

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GuiltyFeat
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I liked this very much. If every novelist, at some point in their career, needs to confront the Holocaust, then this was an original and sideways way to go about it. Broken people living broken lives and managing the best ways they can. Searching for love and occasionally finding it. No one here was particularly remarkable, but there was a surfeit of compassion and loyalty and a genuine emotional payoff.

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Started this on the plane this morning, after finishing up Eveningland by Michael Knight, which I loved. #planereading #travel

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Andrew65
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I've never read this author before, but am really enjoying this delightful book about the lives of two boys in post Second World War Switzerland. Not sure where it is heading or what has happened prior to the book starting but absolutely loving the journey. I'm reading this as an audiobook and Mark Meadows is doing an excellent job. I agree with the Observers review, 'remarkable and moving novel'. Now off to find out what happens next. #audiobooks

Bambolina_81 I've heard lots of good things about this one. I look forward to hearing your thoughts 😊 3y
Andrew65 @Bambolina_81 It is an enjoyable read. 3y
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Bianca
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My original plan was to go back and forth between the audio and the hardcover. But while waiting for the hardcover to be ready at the library I started listening to this yesterday on my way to work. I couldn't stop; finished last night. I think Tremain just about killed me. And y'all are enablers of the highest order. Wouldn't have picked this up if it weren't so highly touted on here. #audiobook

Notafraidofwords I loved this ending. 3y
Bianca @Notafraidofwords Me too. It was nearly perfect. Not what I expected but fit so well. 3y
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Started listening this morning. So good. #audiobook

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shawnmooney
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This was my first novel by Tremain: assuredly, not my last. A deep connection between two Swiss men from boyhood on into late middle-age, neither of them sure what to make of it; a haunting backstory about one set of parents in jittery neutral Switzerland amid World War II. The novel moves from quiet moment to quiet moment, punctuated by the most incredible, explosive twists of emotion and sexuality. Just wow!

Cinfhen Great review @shawnmooney I'm so happy it was a pick and not a #bail ❤️😍 3y
shawnmooney @Cinfhen Was it EVER a pick! I can only feel that it's being awarded the prize in memory of your beloved friend was a fitting tribute to him! 😘😘 3y
Cinfhen Yes! Absolutely!!!! JJ had the biggest heart and always saw the best in everyone. He was such an amazing person 💔 3y
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shawnmooney @Cinfhen 😢💔❤️ 3y
Bianca And sold! Now I can't wait to read this. 3y
LeahBergen Oh, good!!! I was hoping you liked Rose Tremain. 👏🏻 3y
Cortg I can't wait! I have it checked out, it's in the line-up! 3y
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Cinfhen Oh, your graphics are on point today!!!! 3y
Suet624 Yikes! 3y
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Oh my

Bibliogeekery I love Rose Tremain ❤️ 3y
LeahBergen ?? All I can think of is Wayne's World. "Schwii-iing!" 3y
Hooked_on_books Looks very homoerotic. That's awesome! 😂 3y
saresmoore @LeahBergen 😂 Now there's an association! 3y
ReadingEnvy I believe on the podcast I pronounced it scVingfest hehe 3y
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Cinfhen Loved this passage, when I read the book 😂 3y
Bambolina_81 Haha 😂 I'm sure his mother has never done that either 😂 3y
DeborahSmall 😂❤️️ made me lol or snort out loud i should say (edited) 3y
Suet624 💕💕💕 3y
LeahBergen Haha!! 3y
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Reggie I enjoyed the poscast!!!! You guys made me wanna read this one and Idaho. 3y
shawnmooney @Reggie Thanks! I am enjoying The Gustav Sonata a lot, and Idaho just blew me away! 3y
Cinfhen I agree with @Reggie the podcast was great and it was nice to hear your voice ❤️❤️❤️ 3y
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shawnmooney @Cinfhen ❤️❤️❤️And I want to make sure @ReadingEnvy gets the 85% of this love that is her due! 3y
Cinfhen Yes! Love & shoutout to @ReadingEnvy too💗 3y
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LeahBergen Now I want to try this. 3y
shawnmooney @LeahBergen The novel? The dessert? All of the above? 😍 3y
LeahBergen @shawnmooney The dessert. I already had the book stacked. Ha! I have loved every other book I have read by Tremain. 😍 3y
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LeahBergen Have you read much of her other stuff? 3y
shawnmooney @LeahBergen I have not but certainly want to! 3y
ReadingEnvy So many mentions of the nusstorte! I may make one on Sunday. 3y
ReadingEnvy Monday. Anyway I need to make one. 3y
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Ok, that does it: I'm in ❤️❤️❗️

Cinfhen 😍 3y
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Cinfhen I knew you would find all the beautiful sentences and create something gorgeous 💛 3y
shawnmooney @Cinfhen That's why they pay me the big buck$! 😍😍😍 3y
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Fun fact: Japan is still largely the same way in 2017. The first name/last name order is reversed here, so let me use the still-too-Western terms 'Christian name' and 'surname' to make this clear: many of my young Japanese friends have forgotten, or never learned, the Christian names of most of their friends. One 30-something friend even had no idea what his sister-in-law's Christian name was!

CatchMyBookBreath Wait, so everyone goes by surnames? How does that work where you have a common surname: I'm thinking of whatever the Japanese equivalent of my own -Harris. Or Jones. How do you identify an individual? Curious minds want to know. 3y
shawnmooney @CatchMyBookBreath It's a good question, and actually I guess it would be much the same in Western culture with common Christian names, right? Lots of younger Japanese folks tend to create nicknames for their friends, usually a short form of their surname. For example, the surname of one of my best friends is Kobayashi but we all call him Koba. 3y
mcipher That is so fascinating! What an interesting world we live in. 3y
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EvieBee Wow!! 3y
ReadingEnvy Calling it Christian name is bizarre. I always say first and last but that gets confusing..family name is helpful. 3y
shawnmooney @ReadingEnvy Every available choice is bizarre, offensive, or confusing. First and last is reversed in most of Asia, and while family name or surname are clear, I have yet to hear an acceptable, clear term for the other name. :) 3y
RachelO @shawnmooney @ReadingEnvy Very late reply, but indexers tend to use "family name" and "given name" to distinguish between them. Can't decide if that would be clear in the real world! 3y
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Why have I never read Rose Tremain until now?! This book is gorgeous!

LauraBrook I've heard the same thing about her for years, and she's still unread for me. Looks like I'll be adding her to my library list! 3y
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Bookscatsandcountry
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This was a lovely bank holiday weekend read about love, friendship, betrayals, ethics, passion - fantastic - ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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Books read in April 2017: 46 (many of these are short poetry collections)

Audiobooks: 2
eBooks: 25
Print: 19

Review copies: 17

saresmoore "Many of those are short poetry collections" does NOT make this number sound reasonable. Hahaha! Amazing! 3y
Bianca 46. NBD. #readinggoals 3y
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JoeStalksBeck Wow!!! You win! 3y
Suzze Yowser! 👍🏼👍🏼 3y
shawnmooney What a coincidence: the same number of books read as the average number of minutes of sleep you get a night! 😘😘 3y
Daisey Impressive! 3y
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erzascarletbookgasm
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April has been a slow reading month for me, but I'm happy to have read these which are my picks for #bestofapril.
#aprilbookshowers

ReadingEnvy The Tremain was one of my favs of the month too. 3y
Cinfhen I have the Gustav Sonata on my best of April list too! 3y
KarenUK I love atonement so much 😍 3y
andreadmw I love Stardust and Atonement so adding this to my TBR ❤️ 3y
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ReadingEnvy
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I really enjoyed this story of Gustav and slowly understanding all the parts of his story. #baileysprize

Notafraidofwords That ending though ❤️ 3y
ReadingEnvy @Notafraidofwords nice right? I felt like he deserved it after so much time and never asking for it..... 3y
Notafraidofwords I know! What I also enjoyed was the non-redemption story between Gustav and his mom. In a lot of books, you see this need for forgiveness and all that. But that doesn't exist here and I was impressed with that. 3y
ReadingEnvy @Notafraidofwords absolutely... I liked that there were consequences to even the smallest actions. And she never came around to her husband either, not really. 3y
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Mike_W
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An interesting look at some of the ethical questions posed during WWII, The Gustav Sonata was a read that treads familiar water, but manages to do so in a fresh manner. Of course, it tackles more than just ethics, hitting at love, loss, fear and family dysfunction among many other topics making for a worthwhile reading experience.

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This book was heavy, full of sadness and melancholy. Yet, the writing was so effortless and warm...like an embrace. A story of friendship, understanding, acceptance and longing. Very character driven, expressive and finely tuned. Just shy of 4 🎵🎵🎵🎵

shawnmooney I think I'm going to love this one! Great review! 💜 3y
JenP I keep meaning to read this one. Sounds good and I do like this author 3y
LauraBeth Sounds great - nice review! 😀 3y
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LeahBergen I love Rose Tremain. ❤️ 3y
Cinfhen Thanks @shawnmooney @LauraBeth ☺️Rose Tremain Is absolutely a very gifted author @JenP @LeahBergen but it's a very woeful story, full of sadness 3y
ReadingEnvy I've been meaning to read her foreverrrrrrr 3y
Cortg I had to return this book because I renewed it too many times. I put it back on hold and it's ready for checkout again. I need to pick it up and actually read it! 3y
Cinfhen Hope you enjoy it @Cortg , it isn't a light read but there's a real honesty in the story. 3y
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