EBOOK FREE (Sure of You) ½ Armistead Maupin
Elämän ja kuoleman kentältä – Sotarunoilija Aarni Suursalon vaikutelmia vapaussodasta lTten a slightly better send off than she did Especially since this really is theast time we spend any serious face time with her I also wish that there had been some moments about Edgar Halycon as well as the grandchildren but Maupin seems to have The Reluctant Heiress Lone Star Legacy left out mirth and memories for the real world Which kind of sucks I have read aot of reviews for this book and it seems ike there are two prominent opinions people are either really disappointed that Mary Ann became an unfeeling bitch or they have gone back through the series and declared that Maupin always intended her to be a selfish character For me I had seen her character taking a turn for the worse since the LAST TWO BOOKS BUT THAT STILL two books but that still t make the dumping of her family and friends a pleasant reading experience I also think Maupin took it a ittle too far with her character I could see her L'Europe et le mythe de l'Occident leaving her husband for New York buteaving her daughter without a second thought seems completely heartless especially since she makes no mention of ever planning on seeing her again Overall though I still mostly enjoyed this great cast of characters this book came off as pretty depressing I m getting ready to read Michael Tolliver Lives and I hope that will make
up for the ast couple books in this series Another entertaining installment of Tales of the for the ast couple books in this series Another entertaining installment of Tales of the This one includes humor pathos heart break temptation The Kitchen Linens Book Using Sharing and Cherishing the Fabrics of Our Daily Lives love and the characters I ve come to know andove I would have iked a bit about Mrs Madrigal but we did get of Mona and a strong focus on Michael We see sides of Mary Ann that we d hoped weren t there I l be getting 7 as soon as I can I really do ove this series Armistead Maupin published the first Tales novel in 1978 and the sixth was published in 1989 Of course he has written a #few in the ast couple of years but I am going to hold off on reading them for #in the ast couple of years but I am going to hold off on reading them for although I own themOverall I am glad I read these novels I had been meaning to read them for years and I m thankful Fenella picked the first one for our book club They made for uick entertaining stories I grew to know and care about the core characters in these six novels and it saddens me that the final book saddened me It felt ike Sure of You and the penultimate Significant Others consisted solely of the characters bickering over and over again Luckily there wer. Te yet subversively funny Sure of You is a triumphant finale to one of the most addictively entertaining series of novels ever writt. ,
This is my favorite one so far It s also the shortest but Maupin packs in a ot of pathos There s a new Mordecai Cubitt Cooke Victorian Naturalist Mycologist Teacher and Eccentric level of poignancy and maturity here It s still a funny and fun read but this is decidedly a political novel embodied by Michael sover Thack Sure of You definitely moved me I was tearing up when Michael he d developed
KS Don T Worry That S Not A Spoiler Especiallydon t worry that s a spoiler especially the title of the next book in the series I was glad to see Mona played a sizable role here For a while I kinda felt The Gold's Gym Training Encyclopedia like she d been written out And her relationship with Mrs Madrigal continues to get stronger which is great to see always great to see of Mrs M On the other end of the spectrum Mary Ann s slide into despicable territory picked up huge momentum here I won t give anything away but if you ve been following the series you won t be surprised by the development There are still two bookeft and potentially a new one this year but these first six feel The Origin of Feces like a unit They were published in 2 3 year intervals whereas the next one didn t come out until 2007 In a way I feelike I ve Redeeming the Republic Federalists Taxation and the Origins of the Constitution lived a wholeife in the Guide to the Contemporary Harp last six weeks as I made my way through these Tales Il be sad when they re overIf you Plato and Parmenides: Parmenides' Way of Truth and Plato's Parmenides liked this make sure to follow me on Goodreads for reviews I cannot stress enough how much I hate Mary Ann There were several times when I had to put the book down because I was so mad at her I guess that means the writings good I just uestion making the supposedead character unbearable Michael is still amazing and makes me cry I Il metodo dell'ovulazione. Atlante like Brian too and I hate that heoves Mary Ann despite what a bh she is Not my favorite for sure Hopefully we won t have to deal with her in the next book There s a ot of tension and angst in this book 6 in the Tales if the City serial making it in my opinion the best of the series so far Conflict between Mary and Brian Michael s escalating health issues under control but getting tenuous Anna mother and Mona daughter take a trip to Greece disapprove of each other s ife style Mary Ann s old beau and past resurface a wealthy philanthropist and his stunning wife waltz through creating conflict Just a slice of Investir dans l'or : le petit manuel pratique life episode It s testament to the writer s insatiable wit that theast volume in the Tales of the City Chronicles ends with the main protagonists Mary Ann Mona Ana Madri. In this the sixth and final self contained volume of Armistead Maupin's epic chronicle of modern ife a fiercely ambitious TV talk Gal Brian and Michael at the forefront no new characters added Michael s boyfriend was added in the previous and ess successful of the novels Significant Others plus a returning character from book II stirs up the plot We get to
Down To The Basic Blocks The Glueto the basic blocks the glue has kept all these characters in each other s company in the first place We feel nostalgia for the beginning stories with their naivete now fully replaced by a wisdom that only comes at certain twists turns of ife Very sad but very devastatingly REAL at Dictionnaire Le Robert de poche 2020 last this is Surely the most realistic in the entire series This after all seems to be the ultimate gift to the modern human new beginnings Here is where Maupin starts to get all sentimental on us and I justove it We also get what the Tales books have never had before a villian that we can boo and hiss at And what do you know It s Mary Ann The book is a wonderful study in how relationships change and how we all develop over time The Mary Ann in this book seems a million miles away from the young ingenue that we met in Tales 1 and yet she IS one and the same Michael really comes into his own in this book too no The Mark of Cain longer an idealised Gay icon but a real flesh and blood man with all the insecurities and conflictingoyalties that we all must contend with The Tales books have come of age and just continue to get better from here on in Am enjoying this series so much I ove the characters and the story is weird enough to be true Love everything about it The final book in original cannon has grown on me sine I first read it years ago Each of the many characters in the series gets a
Cameo In The Story Within the story with exception of about three from Connie to Prue and it gives a sense of who and what might been down the roadRereading the series and this book gave me a greater sense of how and why Maupin did what he did with the story Even though I still wihs for better happy ending for the characters part of the theme of the book is growing up and earning to make adult decisions which can balance between selfless and selfish I do wish that Mary Anne and Anna each had made better choices for themselves but i understand why and what they do It helps that some of these story threads are cleared up in the additional books that and my own jaded viewpoint helpsIn the end I wish Mona had go. How host finds she must choose between national stardom in New York and a husband and child in San Francisco Wistful and compassiona.