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The Sunday Lunch Club

Lu par : Karen Cass
Durée : 11 h et 8 min

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The first rule of Sunday Lunch Club is...don't make any afternoon plans.  

Every few Sundays, Anna and her extended family and friends get together for lunch. They talk, they laugh, they bicker, they eat too much. Sometimes the important stuff is left unsaid, other times it's said in the wrong way.   

Sitting between her ex-husband and her new lover, Anna is coming to terms with an unexpected pregnancy at the age of 40. Also at the table are her ageing grandmother, her promiscuous sister, her flamboyantly gay brother and a memory too terrible to contemplate.  

Until, that is, a letter arrives from the person Anna scarred all those years ago. Can Anna reconcile her painful past with her uncertain future?  

Juliet Ashton weaves a story of love, friendship and community that will move you to laughter and to tears. Think Cold Feet meets David Nicholls, with a dash of the joy of Jill Mansell added for good measure.

©2018 Juliet Ashton (P)2018 Simon & Schuster UK

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  • Stephanie
  • 07/05/2019

Ending Dragged On

Good story but the ending seemed to drag on. Got bored towards the end. The author got too preachy.

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  • CDRoyall
  • 21/02/2019

Yaya sisterhood meets modern family British style

I enjoyed this book for many reasons. I liked Anna a lot. I really enjoyed the narrator. and I felt like all the family characters were well-developed. I wanted to be invited to one of their Sunday brunches.

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  • Minda Leah Kahn
  • 20/10/2018

It takes a lot to make a family

A heartwarming story of the live between siblings.
Beautifully narrated by Karen Cass, however if you’re going to read Yiddish words, please know how to pronounce them. If the story hadn’t been half as good I would have given it all up for that reason. Like fingernails on a blackboard. There is no CH in chutzpah.

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  • Shanier
  • 20/09/2018

What a story!

I thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful tale of the Piper family. As the story went on, I felt a part of each Sunday lunch, each triumph and each tiff. I loved they way they protected one another from pain or the onset of, but were still able to be truth tellers. Each character held their own, carrying a strong presence throughout the entire read. It was a relief to see a happy ending at every angle of Anna's life. The love that Neil and Santi had for each other, although it took a minute for Neil to find the love within himself, for himself. The free spirited Mayve brought laughter and sometimes warm sentiment towards the results of her life's choices, then Finally, peace for Josh/Thea and Dinky being the matriarch that she was.
I'm so glad I chose this read, as I listened constantly for an entire day. A good day it was.

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  • Tim Pierce
  • 30/08/2018

Reminds me of going to grandma’s house

This was a little slow getting started, but the author did a nice job of developing all the characters. In the end it reminded me of how we would go to grandma’s house every Sunday. Our family wasn’t so diverse; but we would gather & share our love.

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  • holly lassiter
  • 30/05/2018

Glad I took a chance on this one!

Great character development, especially for a book with so many different and diverse characters. I felt the story line was relevant for the times and while I saw some of what was coming there were still many surprises! I thought the narrator did a great job as well.