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Query abandoned by poster > ABANDONED. Fiction, Title: "(name of plant) by the window"??? Plot: man lives above shoe repair shop and writes letters to someone

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message 1: by Pedro (new)

Pedro  I'm looking for a book but can not remember the title or author. I do remember the title being; "(the name/type of a plant,) in the window sill or by the window" not sure. The genre is fiction. The plot delt with a man that worked at a shoe repair shop I believe and or rented a small apartment/living space above the shop and wrote letters to someone. I know this is extremely vague but unfortunately its all I can remember.

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Lobstergirl | 37753 comments Mod
When did you read it or when was it published?
Author female or male?
Literary fiction?
Was it an epistolary novel, meaning were the letters in the book?

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Lobstergirl | 37753 comments Mod
I thought of that too, but searched for shoe / repair in the book and didn't find it.

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Kris | 33225 comments Mod
Here's the Google Books preview of Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell - Trilobye & Lobstergirl's suggestion:

https://books.google.com/books?id=wsl... There are different cover imags.

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Lobstergirl | 37753 comments Mod
Pedro left the group. Moving to Abandoned.

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