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Perfect Architect

2.77  ·  Rating details ·  13 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
After the death of her architect husband, Charles, and the discovery of his affair with another woman, Gaia Ore is about to learn some harsh but rewarding lessons on the nature of erotic and artistic obsession. She joins a contest to design the perfect home with fierce competition coming from four world-class architects who were once her husband's rivals. But will they tru ...more
Paperback, 181 pages
Published April 14th 2011 by Alcemi
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Sep 01, 2012 rated it it was ok
Perfect Architect is the story of Gaia, a woman struggling to come to terms with the death of her publicly acclaimed architect husband.
I read this book in one afternoon. It was enjoyable, and at times entertaining and disappointing. There were little nuggets of genius thrown in here and there, but then there was the maddeningly unrealistic correspondence (perhaps Selene is an old-school formal and eccentric letter writer, but for Gaia's literal letter-writing voice to mirror that of Selene's jus
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May 14, 2011 rated it really liked it
"A disarming and uplifting exploration of grief, obsession and the idea of home. Jayne Joso’s skill at crafting original and occasionally eccentric characters is obvious..."

(Excerpt from full review of The Perfect Architect by Jayne Joso at For Books' Sake)
Apr 13, 2012 rated it really liked it
Lovely story written in diary and letter style.
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