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August 14, 2011

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    Book Review: Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

    …by Helen Simonson. Major Ernest Pettigrew is in his late sixties, a widower and is perfectly content living in the village of Edgecombe St. Mary minding his own business. As he deals with the death of his younger brother he befriends the neighbourhood shop-owner, widowed Mrs. Ali. Over a love for literature, they begin to bond much to the consternation of the gossip-mongers in the village and his own self-absorbed son, Roger. As the Major and Mrs. Ali try to understand…

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