The Olive Garden Choir
On the beautiful island of Santaniki, close to Crete, it's not all white sands and sunshine. When retired bookseller Ariadne Blunt suggests the English residents form a choir, there are groans of resistance. After a little persuasion, the group gather in Ariadne's olive garden to rehearse for a seasonal concert, but each member of this choir has their own anxieties and sec...more
The chapters basically dealt with a character or family unit. At first I found it a little hard to keep track of who was who, but as you learned a little more about each character in subsequent chapters this was no longer an issue.
Story is not bogged down with the character's problems, but is rather a summary of their pasts and what is affecting them at this time. The choir gives the opportunity for eac ...more
Oh oh oh what a totally OUTSTANDING EXTRAVAGANZA of a book having read many of this author's boos this one really does beat them all with an underlying message of hope and understanding in a small community I really can't praise this book enough would highly recommend to friends and family I cried and laughed