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I love her writing but this was too short to be a novel. More of a novella to use an old term. It really didn't go anywhere. disappointing because I usually love her workPublished 10 days ago by L. D. Jeavons
Thought there' d be more insight in dealing with the loss of a spouse.Published 6 months ago by HamItUP
Perfect reading for someone who's lost in the early evening because their mate has died.
The beautiful ritual of sharing conversation and companionship at the end of a... Read more
This piece of writing is not worth the price. It isn't even as long as most free samples, and is far below Godwin's usual standard of prose. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Margaret Maslanka
"Evenings at Five" is a poignant, multi-faceted, crystal eulogy written by a wife to her late musician husband of many years. Read morePublished on September 4, 2012 by sky
As an older woman lucky enough to be married to my soul mate, who happens to be a bit older than I am, I both loved this book and had a hard time reading it, as it made me imagine... Read morePublished on January 12, 2011 by Ruth Ellen
I can't say more than the previous reviews have said. This is one of those books that I would force myself to lay aside for a little while just so I wouldn't finish it too... Read morePublished on March 12, 2010 by M. Simpson
An author and a composer have a daily ritual. Every evening at five o'clock, they begin with Happy Hour; they then share their love of language and music along with their... Read morePublished on February 23, 2010 by Laurel-Rain Snow
Gail Godwin's thin EVENINGS AT FIVE is a fictionalized tribute to her companion of thirty years, composer Robert Starer who died in 2001. Read morePublished on November 28, 2008 by H. F. Corbin