The Monk Downstairs

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Product Details

Price
$14.95
Publisher
HarperOne
Publish Date
Pages
320
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.02 X 0.8 inches | 0.53 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061122422

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About the Author

Tim Farrington is the author of The California Book of the Dead, a Simon & Schuster book.

Reviews

I don't use the word "enthralling" often, but no better adjective applies to Farrington's warm, intelligent, wry, absolutely wonderful novel. -- Elinor Lipman

"...a romantic, sometimes calamitous, always good-hearted novel... a thoroughly smart and satisfying read." -- --Diane Leslie, author of Fleur de Leigh's Life of Crime

"Open it up and prepare to be delighted." -- Lorna Landvik, author of Patty Jane's House of Curl and Welcome to the Great Mysterious

"Fluent prose, seamless dialogue and a lovingly rendered Bay Area setting lift this novel above the pack." -- Publishers Weekly

"This gentle, luminous love story shimmers with warmth, honesty, and self-deprecating humor." -- Booklist

"[A] funny, touching love story...laced with elements of spiritualism but never veering far from reality." -- BookPage

"Vulnerable characters and realistic dialogue...a highly entertaining and inspiring tale of adult love." -- Gail Hudson, Amazon.com

"The Monk Downstairs is a quiet bit of wisdom...utterly captivating, even enthralling." -- Books & Culture

"Farrington writes startlingly well; there are sentences to marvel at on every page." -- Book Street USA

"The Monk Downstairs is a nice summer read....keep you turning the pages until the end." -- San Francisco Chronicle Book Review