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Cameron is an able storyteller, and his command allows the prose to flow simply and beautifully; here, most every word counts. Adam's often hilarious wit and Caroline's recalcitrance are sharply drawn, descriptions are in crisp relief, and Cameron gives us many reasons to smile: "Pete stood there for a moment, as if he were deciding, trying to think of a reason why he must stay with them, but he was not clever enough, and so of course he had to leave." The City of Your Final Destination is a refreshing look at the impact of desire and love on quirky, elegantly drawn characters. --Michael Ferch --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Someone, I forget who, recommended this novel to me when it first was published. I bought the hardcover -- first edition, first printing -- but did not read it until now, thirteen... Read morePublished 19 days ago by R. M. Peterson
I really liked a short story by this author so I chose this book. The writing style is simple and graceful, and sometimes amusing. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sally Cruikshank
A very good read. I couldn't put it down. In the end, it's a story of moving on after life gives hurtful blows, a story of getting unstuck from past identities.Published 8 months ago by mom of 5
This was a good read, nicely written and engaging. The characters are intriguing and I was engrossed from the first few pages!Published 11 months ago by Elyzabetta
Loved this movie! The beautiful backdrop of the movie, the actors, everything, especially the music was supurb. So I bought the book. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Ayden John
A novel that examines the way life really works rather than the fairy tale we hope it will be. Honest, well written and very enjoyable with relatable and interesting characters. Read morePublished 13 months ago by HimawariFlo
This is a magical novel, in the best sense. Peter Cameron's spare, beautifully crafted novel both takes you away and brings you home with an ending that, indeed, brings it's... Read morePublished 16 months ago by fanfare
If your tastes run to British writers, Peter Cameron is the author for you -- although he is not British, but American. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Bibliophile