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Poppy

3.9  ·  Rating Details ·  21 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews

From the day nine-year-old Poppy mysteriously appears in the hospital room of lonely, cantankerous Allegra Alexander, the aging movie-star's life begins to change. The old woman's spirit-crushed years ago by her husband's untimely death and her son's rejection-is reborn through the intercession of the mystical child, Poppy. Strengthened and guided by Poppy, Allegra learns

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Mass Market Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 13th 1990 by Ballantine Books (first published September 12th 1987)
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Lkubicek
Oct 18, 2016 Lkubicek rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Souhlasim s recenzi, ze kniha je spise pro teenagery a ano pribeh je pomerne jednodychy .... no a co...
Slozity pribeh s desitkami postav ve kterych se ani nevyznate nerovna se dobry pribeh... Tato kniha urcite stoji za precteni ... Nevadi ze nekomu a hlavne sobe neodpustime hned .. nekdy musi odpusteni dozrat
Jindriska Mendozová
Když jsem si knihu Barbary Larriva vybírala k recenzi, byla její „Poppy“ zařazena mezi společenské romány, mezi duchovní literaturu i mezi romány pro ženy. Byla jsem tedy docela zvědavá, kam vlastně patří.
Po přečtení několika úvodních stran útlé knížky jsem měla poměrně jasno – duchovní literatura ano, ale spíš než pro ženy, tak pro teenagery. Přeci jen pro osoby 18+ si pod pojmem duchovní literatura představuji nejen náročnější příběh, ale především komplikovanější postavy a složitější cestu z
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Hana
Feb 20, 2016 Hana rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Tahle knížka je tak fantastická, že to ani slovy vyjádřit nejde. Je krátká, skladná, nevýrazná a přečtete ji během dvou hodin, rychločtenáři i dřív. Ale ona má tolik co nabídnout! K přečtení této knihy ale musí být ten správný čas a nesmíte mít přehnaná očekávání. Byla napsaná s jasným poselstvím a i přes svou "jednoduchost" dokáže dodat člověku v nouzi neskutečnou životní sílu. Během čtení jsem si několikrát pobrečela, ale byly to slzy štěstí. Uvědomila jsem si, jak moc je život pomíjivý, jak ...more
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