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Go, Lovely Rose

liked it 3.00  ·  Rating details ·  9 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Book by Potts, Jean
Hardcover, Large Print, 256 pages
Published February 1st 1994 by Chivers North America (first published 1994)
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Bina Hadar
Dec 07, 2018 rated it it was ok
Even though this book was published in 1961, it, to me, encompasses everything that is horrifying to modern audiences about the fifties -- okay, maybe there’s not enough racism to fully cover everything awful, but it certainly puts in a good effort.

All this awfulness is presented in the format of a murder mystery. Mrs. Henshaw, a woman no one liked, is found dead at the bottom of some stairs. Mrs. Henshaw had been “housekeeper” (with a suggestion of something more sinister underneath) to Rachel,
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Victoria Mixon
Jul 13, 2010 rated it liked it
You know what? I really liked Jean Potts. I liked her characterization, I liked her dialog, I liked her plotting, I especially liked the fact that everyone on earth hated the victim, that mean old b.i.t.c.h. I was all ready to give this book a big ole thumbs-up.

The only thing I really didn't like is that Potts, even more than the men of her era, was one of those 1950s women writers who had to make sure everyone knew she didn't think highly of women. For the record, Potts, a perfectly innocent yo
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