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Wish I May

2.76 of 5 stars 2.76  ·  rating details  ·  38 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Kate Linden is a 35 year old single mother, who dreams of a rosy future with a dream man who will love both her and her son Sam. But while she's waiting for the arrival of that unknown saviour, she finds herself entangled with her handsome, domineering cousin Julian, the son of her dead mother's twin sister.

As she returns to Julian's childhood home in Norfolk for a family
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Paperback, 326 pages
Published 2004 by Picador
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Josie
I don't think I've ever read a book with a more irritating writing style than this one. It was so vague and wishy-washy that I felt like throwing it across the room. Every chapter ended with either a question mark or an ellipsis. And all the questions inside brackets, the rhyming words, hearing her mother's voice (or was it just the wind sighing through the trees...?) -- it was maddening.

For example:

Her mother drove off a road on her way back to London from Elverson House. A blind bend, it must
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Annemieke
Het is een mooi boek over een gebroken gezin, redelijk vlot geschreven met een beetje humor.

Kate is een alleenstaande moeder met haar zoon Sam. Ze is op vrij jonge leeftijd haar moeder verloren. Ze blijft zich al die jaren afvragen wat er nu precies is gebeurd. Was het een ongeluk? Nu is het tijd voor een nieuwe liefdesrelatie. Kan zij de juiste man vinden? Kan zij haar leven weer op orde krijgen?

Ik twijfel tussen 3 en 4 sterren. Uiteindelijk voor drie sterren gekozen omdat ik wel wilde weten
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meredith
Started off interesting, then became quite a boring, redundant book. full of superfluous rambling language and the same description from the protagonist over and over and over again.
hrmmm.
underwhelmed.
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