[Reading] ➶ Domestic Pleasures ➽ Beth Gutcheon – Valtrex-4.us

Domestic Pleasures After Her Ex Husband Dies In A Plane Crash, Martha Gaver Is Horrified To Learn That The Executor Of Raymond S Estate Is Charlie, The Conservative, Insufferable Lawyer Who Represented Raymond In Their Bitter Divorce Yet Soon After They Reenter Each Other S Lives, Martha, Charlie, And Their Teenage Children Find They Have In Common Than They Imagined As They Struggle To Rebuild Their Livesand That Opposites Really Do Attract.Engaging,, Witty, And Entertaining, Domestic Pleasures Is A Touching, Piercing Tale Of Love Lost, Found, And Embraced Once Again.

[Reading] ➶ Domestic Pleasures  ➽ Beth Gutcheon – Valtrex-4.us
  • Paperback
  • 368 pages
  • Domestic Pleasures
  • Beth Gutcheon
  • English
  • 06 September 2018
  • 006093476X

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➶ Domestic Pleasures ➽ Beth Gutcheon – Valtrex-4.us


  1. says:

    When Raymond Gaver s plane crashes enroute from LA to NY, Charlie Leveque, his attorney, is the one to tell Raymond s ex wife Martha Martha, who remembers hating Charlie for his role in turning her world upside down in the divorce from Raymond.And now she discovers that he is the executor of the estate and the one to whom she must address financial requests for her son Jack.Sorting through the detritus of a life abruptly ended brings these characters in close proximity with one another, and the When Raymond Gaver s plane crashes enroute...


  2. says:

    This book has been in my to read box for a very long time, and what a pleasure to dive into a character driven novel where I can indulge in thoughts and motivations instead of a runaway plot Martha Garver s ex husband dies in a plane crash and she is horrified to learn that the executor of his estate, and the person who will be handling her son s trust fund is none other than Charlie Leveque, the conservative and insufferable attorney who represented her ex husband Raymond in their bitter div This book has been in my to read box for a very long time, and what a pleasure to dive into a character driven novel where I can indulge in thoughts and motivations instead of a runaway plot Martha Garver s ex husband dies in a plane crash and she is horrified to learn that the executor of his estate, and the person who will be handling her son s trust fund is none other than Charlie Leveque, the conservative and insufferable attorney who represented her ex husband Raymond in their bitter divorce However, after meeting regarding the business of the will, Martha and Charlie both discover that they havein common than they ever could have imagined Martha s husband may be dead, but Charlie has his own insufferable ex wife to deal with both have te...


  3. says:

    While the story was predictable, this was a wonderful book to read I enjoyed every page One of Beth Gutcheon s better books.


  4. says:

    I don t know if I ve read her books before probably but I enjoyed this bookthoroughly She seems to excel at describing the foibles we all exhibit in relationships.


  5. says:

    One of my all time favorite books And it s not really about domesticity, or housekeeping.


  6. says:

    3.5 stars Incredibly well written characters They were so real It was a total soap opera, no real redeeming message, but I kept turning those pages.


  7. says:

    Like Martha, I could barely tolerate the notion of her ex husbands divorce lawyer who well and truly f ed up her life, hitting on her Like Martha, he won me over This was an interesting book to read in that I could potentially call this serious chic lit The prose was by no means heavy handed, but light, yet with substance If I were to become a writer, this light with substance I think is what I would strive for This is the very first time in a book with multiple character lives that I act Like Martha, I could barely tolerate the notion of her ex husbands divorce lawyer who well and truly f ed up her life, hitting on her Like Martha, he won me over This was an interesting book to read in that I could potentially call this serious chic lit The prose was by no means heavy handed, but light, yet with substance If I were to become a writer, this light with substance I think is what I would strive for This is the very first time in a book with multiple character lives that I actually became invested in The drama with Sophie s sister, Sophie herself, all had me captivated I didn t really care about t...


  8. says:

    3.5 good family dysfunction story


  9. says:

    Quaint and dated at this point but I do like the way that Gutcheon writes her characters.


  10. says:

    Persephone Books turned me on to Gutcheon with its re issue of Still Missing, so when Jen recommended this title, I kept an eye out for a copy at Powell s Gutcheon has a real talent for focusing on the domestic while also evoking a strong sense of time and place This time and place is New York City in the mid to late 1980s, which means OF COURSE that our heroine has to have a SoHo loft I m not complaining about Martha s loft, which is a realistic match for her character I m just envious Persephone Books turned me on to Gutcheon with its re issue of Still Missing, so when Jen recommended this title, I kept an eye out for a copy at Powell s Gutcheon has a real talent for focusing on the domestic while also evoking a strong sense of time and place This time and place is New York City in the mid to late 1980s, which means OF COURSE that our heroine has to have a SoHo loft I m not complaining about Martha s loft...

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