[E–pub READ] (The Scenic Route A Novel)

  • Paperback
  • 352
  • The Scenic Route A Novel
  • Binnie Kirshenbaum
  • English
  • 14 October 2020
  • 9780060784744

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Read & download ☆ The Scenic Route A Novel Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ollow a circuitous route around the continent as Sylvia entertains Henry with stories of her peculiar family and her damaged friends of dead ducks and Alma Mahler Her narrative is a tapestry of remembrances and regretsand her. Binnie Kirshenbaum s new novel looks like another year in Provence or another romance baked under the Tuscan sun It begins with a recession fantasy A middle age divorced woman gets laid off but uses her severance money for a trip to Italy There as usually happens she strikes up a conversation with a handsome millionaire at a cafe and spends the rest of the summer driving around Europe with him staying in the cutest inns and savoring the finest wines Given this setup you d expect the cover of The Scenic Route to show a shirtless steroid abuser embracing a mildly resistant lingerie model in a ripening vineyardBut in this case the opening is something of a bait and switch and the switch is far better than the bait Sylvia Landsman s tour of Europe turns out to be just a thin frame on which Kirshenbaum hangs several generations of family stories Florence Prague and Slovenia whiz by as they take the scenic route loop de loop and fast as if we were

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Read & download ☆ The Scenic Route A Novel Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Secret shame a small cowardly sin of omission Yet when the opportunity arises for Sylvia and Henry to do something small but brave the refrain if only returns to haunt her leaving Sylvia with one story of love lived and lost. Pleasant entertaining good vacation book

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Read & download ☆ The Scenic Route A Novel Ì PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Divorced alone and unexpectedly unemployed Sylvia Landsman flees to Italy where she meets Henry a wistful married middle aged expatriate Taking off on a grand tour of Europe bankrolled with his wife's money Henry and Sylvia f. All I could think of while I was reading this book was a I need to stop getting book recommendations from Oprah Magazine or Real Simple and b this author really teaches writing at Columbia I suppose if I was a middle age woman plodding along in life and going through some sort of crisis or hoping like hell I soon would and therefore my life would start to be interesting then I would have liked this book But I am not and I wouldn t recommend the book to anyone other than that target demographic It is trite overtly sentimental and lacking any sort of purpose Much like the protagonist in the book Sylvia is a recently unemployed aimless fortysomething that falls into a relationship with an unavailable man while on vacation in Italy The following days weeks whatever it was felt like years as I turned the pages Interspersed with this meandering prose was memories of Sylvia s past interwoven with hisotrical tales of her Jewish relatives It was an a Looking Back on the Spanish War expatriate Taking off on a grand tour of Europe bankrolled with his wife's money Henry and Sylvia f. All I could think of while I was reading this book was a I need to stop getting book recommendations from Oprah Magazine or Real Simple and b this author really teaches writing at Columbia I suppose if I was a middle age woman plodding along in life and going through some sort of crisis or hoping like hell I soon would and therefore my life would start to be interesting then I would have liked this book But I am not and I wouldn t recommend the book to anyone other than that target demographic It is trite overtly sentimental and lacking any sort of purpose Much like the protagonist in the book Sylvia is a recently unemployed aimless fortysomething that falls into a relationship with an unavailable man while on vacation in Italy The following days weeks whatever it was felt like years as I turned the pages Interspersed with this meandering prose was memories of Sylvia s past interwoven with hisotrical tales of her Jewish relatives It was an a