Finally in English: So Long Marianne - A Love Story

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Re: Finally in English: So Long Marianne - A Love Story

Postby Clementine » Fri May 30, 2014 9:39 am

I got mine about a week ago from Book Depository in the UK. They post free - worldwide. I'm really enjoying it too!
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Postby cohenadmirer » Fri May 30, 2014 5:11 pm

Clementine wrote:I got mine about a week ago from Book Depository in the UK. They post free - worldwide. I'm really enjoying it too!
And in the uk currently only £10.77 - free delivery- from the book depository
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Re: Finally in English: So Long Marianne - A Love Story

Postby Athnuachan » Sun Jun 01, 2014 3:07 pm

What's the hurry? Have more than enough LC books, if truth were told. Not exactly urgent. Will look forward to this one when Amazon produces it when I return from holidays! (Must say they have found books for me which other more obscure sites couldn't find.)
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Re: Finally in English: So Long Marianne - A Love Story

Postby Mabeanie1 » Sun Jun 01, 2014 3:25 pm

Athnuachan wrote:What's the hurry? Have more than enough LC books, if truth were told. Not exactly urgent. Will look forward to this one when Amaxon produces it when I return from holidays! (Must say they have found books for me which other more obscure sites couldn't find.)
Worth pointing out though that the Book Depository (order via www.abebooks.co.uk) is considerably cheaper than Amazon. Wait longer. Pay more. Your choice.
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Re: Finally in English: So Long Marianne - A Love Story

Postby Athnuachan » Sun Jun 01, 2014 3:34 pm

Mabeanie1 wrote: Worth pointing out though that the Book Depository (order via http://www.abebooks.co.uk) is considerably cheaper than Amazon.
If you live in UK yes.
I don't.

I'm happy to wait. Each to his/her own!
Anyway anticipation is often better than realisation...
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Re: Finally in English: So Long Marianne - A Love Story

Postby lizzytysh » Sun Jun 01, 2014 4:10 pm

It's more in this case, Athnuachan... the anticipation, the realization.
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Re: Finally in English: So Long Marianne - A Love Story

Postby Mabeanie1 » Sun Jun 01, 2014 6:30 pm

Athnuachan wrote:If you live in UK yes.
I don't.

I'm happy to wait. Each to his/her own!
Anyway anticipation is often better than realisation...
Happy to let you enjoy your anticipation but just want to point out that they ship to Ireland for free too.

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Postby lizzytysh » Sun Jun 01, 2014 11:05 pm

So they ship free to the U.S., too, Wendy? Seems unlikely, but if they're cheaper, it could still balance out to be a better deal than Amazon.
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Re: Finally in English: So Long Marianne - A Love Story

Postby Athnuachan » Mon Jun 02, 2014 4:06 pm

Mabeanie1 wrote: Happy to let you enjoy your anticipation but just want to point out that they ship to Ireland for free too.

W
Really? Last time I dealt with ABE it was "delivery free within UK ", as most of them are.
Will have a look again - might even fast forward, who knows! Or might not... Could just re-read all the LC books I already have in the meantime. Anyway, thanks for your perseverance !
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Postby lizzytysh » Wed Jun 25, 2014 3:48 pm

I haven't. Either here or elsewhere, but need to do that. I went and read the other reviews, and the one I resonated with most was at the bottom and written by "Bettie." I tried to Like it, but cannot do so without signing in/joining/whatever. Thanks for bringing this link to us. When I can do it, I'll write my own review... an amalgamation of my many comments on Facebook about it, which I need to find and retrieve for this purpose. I LOVED the book... and was glad that Leonard was covered as relatively little as he was... I came to the book to find out about Marianne, as well as Marianne and Leonard. I was gratified to learn as much as I did about Marianne herself.
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Re: Finally in English: So Long Marianne - A Love Story

Postby MaryB » Thu Jul 03, 2014 11:08 pm

Interesting, an easy read, but, it left me feeling sad.
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Re: Finally in English: So Long Marianne - A Love Story

Postby Cheshire gal » Fri Jul 04, 2014 11:05 pm

I enjoyed Marianne's book. It was sad, especially when the new girlfriend knocked on her door on Hydra to ask her when she and her 12yr old son were moving out as she wanted to move in.
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Re: Finally in English: So Long Marianne - A Love Story

Postby lizzytysh » Sat Jul 05, 2014 7:16 pm

I know, that was a hard moment for me, too. It made sense when she said she felt relief, as it brought the clarity that their relationship was for sure over [my words, not hers], but what a cruel way for that to have occurred to a someone so open and loving as Marianne.
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Re: Finally in English: So Long Marianne - A Love Story

Postby hydriot » Fri Jul 11, 2014 3:28 pm

I have been unable to find anyone able to get a copy to me before 17 July. However, I am on Hydra right now (hate Greek heat in mid-summer, but my adult children insisted this year we come when the island is abuzz with activity) and have my trusty Kindle with me, so I will download the e-book next Thursday.

I am in the Roloi right now (what was Katsika's, where Leonard and Marianne met) so it seems this would be the most appropriate place to read her book.
“If you do have love it's a kind of wound, and if you don't have it it's worse.” - Leonard, July 1988

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