A Much Younger Man is a beautiful and moving novel about the love affair between a teenage boy and a woman in her mid-thirties. The emergence of an abiding love between a schoolteacher in her 30s and the year-old son of a longtime friend is the main event in this. A Much Younger Man by Dianne Highbridge – book cover, description, publication history.
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A Much Younger Man by Dianne Highbridge
Tom, on the other hand, is an innocent “old soul” if there can be such a person. Reading about Tom was like reading about a twenty five year old trapped in a fifteen year old body.
Their love story is written intelligently in very poetic language without being overly graphic. To read the full review and more see Penny Dreadful Books and Reviews. Lang verhaal en liefde tussen een kind en volwassene is strafbaar en ongeloofwaardig.
View all my reviews Share this: A Much Younger Man. The story is about Alyson, a year old divorced high school teacher who falls in love highbridte her friend’s 15 year old son. The Travelling Cat Chronicles. Jun 06, Andrea rated it really liked it Shelves: A Ladder to the Sky. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
Diannw World According to Garp. Then Tom has a serious accident on his scooter, and in his mucy of convalescence his parents manage to make Aly feel guilty enough that she stops seeing him. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. May 19, Jennifer rated it it was ok.
Unfortunately, something happens that ends the relationship and crushes Tom’s spirit. No trivia or quizzes yet. It kept me occupied for a couple of nights but it’s certainly not the best book that I’ve ever read. Tom is tall, blond, handsome, an highbrige, intelligent, sensitive – even a gifted musician.
Much Younger Man
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The emergence of an abiding love between a schoolteacher in her 30s and the year-old son of a longtime friend is the main event in this softly rendered, erotically charged debut from Tokyo-based I don’t think I’d write home about this book, but it has some redeeming moments. Which would lead me to ask, are you really being honest with yourself?
Much Younger Man by Dianne Highbridge
He’s a teenager when they meet; the privileged son of the heroine’s friend. I give this book five stars for superb writing and storytelling. Spy of the First Person.
Tom is tall, handsome, plays the lute, can sing and enjoys architecture. This book is one of my “Great Guilty Pleasures” titles. The emergence of an abiding love between a schoolteacher in her 30s and the year-old son of a longtime friend is the main event in this softly rendered, erotically charged debut from Tokyo-based Australian Highbridge.
As a reader and a noble citizen of society- you frown upon what happens between Tom and Aly. They are perfectly suited in every way but one. Even though it is all sorts of wrong, it’s such an emotional read and the characters were so sympathetic and realistic.
Finally, a troubled romance with a decent ending. Saw this in a “Books that will change your life” list. One day she takes the train instead of driving home and is recognized by Tom, the son of her best friend.
Give me your hand. Jul 01, Pages. Parents want their child to grow up and have a fun childhood, a freedom fulfilled life.
Well written in a sensitive way. From inside the book. The moments they spend together become the most meaningful part of their lives. Sidenote – not available for Kindle, so I ordered the paperback. The moments they spend together become the most meaningful part of their lives. I just can’t put my finger on it–it seemed so fragmented and incomplete. Feb 12, Amanda rated it did not like it Shelves: Tom is tall, blond, handsome, an athlete, intelligent, sensitive—even a gifted musician.
Aly finds herself taking the train, looking forward to this interlude. The Cake Tree in the Ruins. To read the full review A Much Younger Man is a beautifully written novel.
A Much Younger Man
Email required Address never made public. Lyrical, beautiful, simple, heartbreaking, healing, perfect. They were on the cover of every Aussie rag mag, vying for the country’s attention with the story vianne the birth of Suri Cruise. Otherwise, I can’t really say much about the book.