Sylvia Garland's Broken Heart

How far would a grandmother go to stay close to her grandson When Sylvia Garland returns to England, after the death of her husband and half a lifetime lived abroad, the last thing she expects is to find love again But when her daughter in law Smita announces she is pregnant, despite her own poor track record as a mother, she finds herself caught up in the excitement.BefoHow far would a grandmother go to stay close to her grandson When Sylvia Garland returns to England, after the death of her husband and half a lifetime lived abroad, the last thing she expects is to find love again But when her daughter in law Smita announces she is pregnant, despite her own poor track record as a mother, she finds herself caught up in the excitement.Before Sylvia knows it, she is 65 years old and head over heels in love with her grandson.Sylvia Garland s Broken Heart is a touching, witty look at family ties across the generations and the plight of grandparents when their children s relationships break down This passionate, yet perfectly controlled novel beneath the surface a smouldering furnaceIt is a book with depth and resonance and pace Jane Gardam
Sylvia Garland s Broken Heart How far would a grandmother go to stay close to her grandson When Sylvia Garland returns to England after the death of her husband and half a lifetime lived abroad the last thing she expects is to f

  • Title: Sylvia Garland's Broken Heart
  • Author: HelenHarris
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 487
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 1 thought on “Sylvia Garland's Broken Heart”

    1. Three and a half starsThe version I read is not a Kindle edition but a paperback with the same cover. After her husband of almost 40 years dies, Sylvia returns to England. It is a big change for someone who has lived the last thirty five years abroad. The relationship between her and her son, Jeremy, has never been a comfortable one. Less so since he married Smita. Sylvia finds Smita cold and hard to get along with. The relationship between mother in law and daughter in law and the little niggle [...]

    2. This is a strange book to rate. I read it on my Nook over several months so it was easy to get back on the swing of the story but apparently not intriguing enough for me to want to rush to finish it. I think I basically liked it because I could imagine myself in Sylvia's shoes easily justifying all the nutty things she thought and did. Also, because Sylvia always thinks she's right about everything and so do I. The sad part is that by the end of the story, I didn't like her. Poor me. I think the [...]

    3. I really enjoyed this book. Although the story was slow, it wasn't a slow read- languid, I'd say!I didn't particularly like Sylvia for most of the book, but I think that was the point.

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