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The story was so predictable as soon as he asked for a light it became ridiculous. May 2nd read: This book was rather good. Harper Voyager science fiction and fantasy.

Tassaro then, with permission from Tewsaro, wrote a novel based on the self-help book. Dec 31, Antof9 rated it liked it Shelves: I often laughed out loud during this book, as the author details Louise’s fumbling attempts to live on her own, dress like a grown up, and forge meaningful relationships with people who truly like her.

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I wish that could happen to me. Too many resolutions and life changes were reached after a few page of set up, but it was otherwise light, fun, and very much redolent of Bridget Jones. I’m not a fan of chick lit. She dumps her therapi Louise is an American living in England, married to a British man.


Good book but a little confusing as the proof reader was obviously having a bad day. She wears a dress from her closet that she’s never worn and suddenly she’s beautiful and men are looking at her. kathoeen

Too many resolutions and life changes were reached after a few page of set up, but it was otherwise light, fun, and very much redolent of Bridget Jones. I have always wanted to be elegant, like Audrey Hepburn or Grace Kelly.

Though the ‘heroine’ is 30 something, it reads more like a later bloomer coming of age. My theory is that the young women who write these books are “live-in-London” wannabes.

In this case, Louise is her kathlren Professor Higgins, and using Dariaux’s amusingly anachronistic is anyone wearing veils these days? She is married and lives in North London. She returned to Pittsburgh inwhere she now lives with her husband and son. The book within the book,Elegance by Madame Dariaux, is quite old-fashioned and some of it’s ‘directions’ are obviously outdated. The premise for the book is an interesting one.

When she and her English husband split up she decides to strive for elegance, using a book she found in a second-hand bookstore. Also, the narrator reads the book in a sort of depressed monotone which did not help out the material. Most chapters are headed with a quote from the book, which is real, by the way, and was written by Genevieve Antoine Dariaux yessaro the s. And some of the things she writes about the English countryside just made me think, ‘dear, god, woman.


Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? New York, HarperCollins Publishers, December 3rd read: Ships from and sold by Amazon. Audrey Hepburn had it.

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Let’s start with the irritations. Why is this one special? There’s nothing wrong with jeans or hanging out at home in sweats and that after she fucked things up with the cute guy at the end, she realized it and went back and made it better. I wanted to like this book more than I did.