Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
A NovelBook - 2010
When retired Major Pettigrew strikes up an unlikely friendship with Mrs. Ali, the Pakistani village shopkeeper, he is drawn out of his regimented world and forced to confront the realities of life in the twenty-first century. Brought together by a shared love of literature and the loss of their respective spouses, the Major and Mrs. Ali soon find their friendship on the cusp of blossoming into something more. But although the Major was actually born in Lahore, and Mrs. Ali was born in Cambridge, village society insists on embracing him as the quintessential local and her as a permanent foreigner. The Major has always taken special pride in the village, but will he be forced to choose between the place he calls home and a future with Mrs. Ali?
From Library Staff
PerthEastLibrary Feb 28, 2018
Perth East Public Library Evening Book Club thoroughly enjoyed this British novel. The consensus was that the author followed a typical British novel format (military, aristocrat, small village setting, etc.) but that the story was light-hearted while touching on some very important social issue... Read More »
From the critics
Age SuitabilityAdd Age Suitability
SummaryAdd a Summary
QuotesAdd a Quote
There are no notices for this title yet.