Book Reviews of The Gazebo

The Gazebo
The Gazebo
Author: Emily Grayson
ISBN-13: 9780688167530
ISBN-10: 0688167535
Publication Date: 5/1999
Pages: 210
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 25 ratings
Publisher: William Morrow Company
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 3
This is wonderful! Every year the couple agrees to meet at the gazebo on a month and day certain. It is a great love story -- the kind that after you read the last page, you quietly cry for the man and woman and sit and hold the book in your hands for a couple more minutes. This story stays with you long after you have read it.
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Helpful Score: 1
a sweet book that reminds me of nicholas spark's the notebook!
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Loved the story line and it touched my heart. Very enjoyable reading.
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A bittersweet romance.
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totally loved this book, read it twice and cried both times!!!
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This is one of my favorite books. The author keeps you wanting to read. Grab this book with a box of tissues. GREAT READ
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This is a romance novel about a man and women, though both married to other people, have meet at a gazebo faithfully every year for half a century to reaffirm a passion born in their youth.
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Woderful story. I just love to read her books.
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A good romance....the characters are wonderful.
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A story of promises, and love lost and found. If you loved "The Notebook," this is the book for you.
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A sweet story a aquick read.
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Cute story, good & quick read
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Good love story along the lines of Nicholas Sparks.
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Overburdened single mother Abby Reston is hard at work as editor of her small upstate New York hometown newspaper when Martin Rayfiel appears at her door unannounced. Too busy to pay much attention to the handsome elderly man as he attempts to tell her his story of love, loyalty, and loss that spanned half a century, Abby finds herself intrigued in spite of her efforts to ignore the stranger in her office. After he leaves, Abby is unable to forget what Martin has revealed of his love affair with Claire Swift, the girl from the wrong side of the tracks, which began many years ago when they were high school students who met by chance. Tragically separated by family loyalty and acrimony, the couple had agreed to meet every year on May 27 at the gazebo in the center of town, the date and site of their first meeting. Abby finds herself drawn to the gazebo the next day, May 27, to await the reunion of the star-crossed lovers. But they never show. Instead, Abby discovers a briefcase filled with a lifetime of mementos, memories, and a tape-recording from Martin detailing the affair that spanned social boundaries, decades, and continents. The Gazebo reminds readers never to let opportunities to love another slip by.
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Very good book, I read it in one day. Heartwarming story
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A reporter for a small town newspaper in upstate New York, Abby Reston is hungary for a good story when Martin Rayfiel walks into her office. Elderly but still hale and handsome. Martin tells the young newspaperwoman of his lifelong romance with Claire Swift. Though married to other people, Martin and Claire have faithfully met at the gazebo in the town square once every year for half a century to reaffirm a passion born in their youth.
Intrigued by the aging gentleman's tale, Abby finds herself drawn to
the gazebo, hoping to witness the annual meeting of the star-crossed lovers. What she discovers instead is a briefcase filled with photographs, letters, tape recordings, and mementos---the complete and astonishing history of a remarkable love affair that spanned the globe and somehow survived in secret for fifty years.
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A reporter for a small town newspaper in upstate New York, Abby Reston is hungry for a good story when Martin Rayfiel walks into her office. Elderly but still hale and handsome, Martin tells the young newspaper of his lifelong romance with Claire Swift. Though married to other people, Martin and Claire have faithfully met at the gazebo in the town square once every year for halk A century to reaffirm a passion born in their youth.
Intrigued by the aging gentleman's tale, Abby finds drawn to the gazebo, hoping to witness the annual meeting of the star-crossed lovers. What she discovers instead is a briefcase filled with photographs, letters, tape recordings, and mementos- the complete and astonishing history of a remarkable love affair that spanned the globe and somehow survived in secret for fifty years.
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Smalltown reporter Abby Reston is hungry for a good story when elderly, but still hale and handsome, Martin Rayfiel walks into her office.Martin tells the young newspaperwoman of his lifelong romance with Claire Swift, and how they have faithfully reunited once every year at the gazebo in the town square. When Abby goes to the gazebo to witness the annual meeting, she finds a briefcase filled with photographs, letters, tape recordings, and mementos. It is a poignant and haunting chronicle of love and devotion that will profoundly affect the life of Abby Reston and touch the heart of everyone who experiences it.