Ten Things I've Learnt About Love

Ten Things I've Learnt About Love

A Novel

Book - 2013
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Alice is the black sheep of her family. She has never enjoyed the closeness with her father that her two older sisters have and is late to hear the news that her father is dying. Daniel hasn't had a roof over his head for almost thirty years, but he once had a steady job and a passionate love affair with a woman he's never forgotten. His heart is failing, but he is kept alive by the knowledge that he has a daughter somewhere in the world whom he has never been able to find. Their unlikely relationship becomes a story about the power of the ties that bind.
Publisher: New York : The Penguin Press, 2013.
ISBN: 9781594205330
1594205337
Characteristics: 258 pages ; 24 cm

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georgiag829
Mar 08, 2016

I took this off the shelf impulsively and was pleasantly surprised. It was enjoyable and thought-provoking. Do YOU agree with how the book ends? Would YOU have done the same thing? Thoughts to ponder.

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molmil8
Jan 12, 2016

This was a very good read. Realistic & kept me interested with each page.

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marcrrussell
Feb 14, 2014

poignant without being twee...I believe ms. butler can write! I found the character of Daniel to be especially captivating- original. Lovely descriptions of what it feels like to lose grasp and to feel 'outside' your own family (and who hasn't felt that)-

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enedlav1966
Aug 10, 2013

chatelaine book club aug 2013

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