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The Man in the Window: Nancy Pearl's Book Lust | [Jon Cohen]

The Man in the Window: Nancy Pearl's Book Lust

Since he was disfigured in a fire sixteen years ago, recluse Louis Malone has remained hidden from the prying eyes of his neighbors in the small town of Waverly. Across town, Iris Shula, a lonely and unlovely nurse knows, at thirty-seven, it is unlikely that her Prince Charming will ever appear. But Iris is about to learn how wrong she is. When Louis accidently falls out of his second story window these two kindred souls are brought together. What unfolds is a most unlikely love story.
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Since he was disfigured in a fire sixteen years ago, recluse Louis Malone has remained hidden from the prying eyes of his neighbors in the small town of Waverly. Across town, Iris Shula, a lonely and unlovely nurse knows, at thirty-seven, it is unlikely that her Prince Charming will ever appear. But Iris is about to learn how wrong she is. When Louis accidently falls out of his second story window these two kindred souls are brought together. What unfolds is a most unlikely love story. One that will make you laugh and that will break - and remake - your heart.

©2013 Jon Cohen (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

What the Critics Say

"An off-beat love story…alternately deeply moving and laugh-aloud funny." (Good Housekeeping)

"Jon Cohen conjures magic, weaving a gentle romantic fantasy of piercing and eccentric beauty." (Boston Globe)

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    What made the experience of listening to The Man in the Window the most enjoyable?

    This is a lovely heartwarming character story with humor and pathos.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The characters were beautifully described and the sense of a small community with all it's unique inhabitants was delightful.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Jeff Cummings?

    Not sure. He just can not do a woman's voice ! But he handled the humorous passages quite well.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No, it is meant to savored, not rushed.


    Any additional comments?

    I usually like stories that are grounded in realism, but I enjoyed the whimsical side of this story, represented by the appearance of angels and other unexplained signs of (perhaps)
    spiritual intervention.

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