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I can't figure out the low ratings for Diane Johnson's books as well as her relative obscurity. I realize she has reached a degree of success, and has had Hollywood connections as... Read morePublished 4 months ago by A D
The insights into the cultural differences between the English, French & American characters are the strongest feature of the book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mary E. O'brien
This is a wonderfully entertaining book -- Diane Johnson manages to create a whole set of characters, each with his or her own story, and keep it all going -- with a feather light... Read morePublished on March 14, 2014 by Bibliophile
It sounded like fun, but after awhile I couldn't tell what the point of this book is. The story gets unnecessarily complicated, the ugly American jokes get tiresome (though... Read morePublished on January 11, 2014 by L Gardels
From the book's first sentence, a superb description of avalanches, worthy of Stendhal, I was delighted with this truly excellent novel, which describes not only the adventures of... Read morePublished on February 23, 2013 by Marcovaldo
I give up. I'd rather fold laundry than keep reading this book. Unlikeable characters, nothing but watching them wait to see what's going to happen, acting very selfish and dull... Read morePublished on April 14, 2012 by P
For me, the main problem in this book was that I did not really care about any of the characters. They were not particularly interesting or likeable, and I found myself skim... Read morePublished on August 14, 2009 by A. Andrew
This was a terrible waste of time and money. I skimmed through it looking for the interesting parts, and found myself at the end - it just isn't interesting. Read morePublished on May 10, 2008 by Elizabeth Gilmore
The series of "L" books L'Divorse, L' Marraige, are delightful but not frivilous accounts of men and women from various backgrounds, cultures and countries coming together in high... Read morePublished on May 10, 2008 by C. ONeill