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Lists with This Book. There is always a danger that tomas you revisit something from the past that you loved it will disappoint. Jul 02, Sarah rated it liked it Shelves: His Futile Preoccupations …. Please log in using thomqs of these methods to post your comment: Whilst much of the humour is There is always a danger that when you revisit something from the past that you loved it will disappoint.

George Ganderton rated it really liked it Sep 28, Whilst I enjoyed thomax this book again, I did feel it was dated. I think it was fairly “naughty” for that era, so that’s probably why I enjoyed it!

Told with great humour and more than a touch of cynicism, I loved the interplay between the characters, particularly when residents from the different sides of the track came together. The story centres around Andrew Maiby and his wife and daughter.


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Return to Book Page. Adrian Jauncey rated it really liked it Apr 14, tbomas Robert rated it it was ok Jun 05, Nick rated it it was ok Feb 17, The characters really are wonderful creations, though, introduced to us beautifully, very funny, real and touching.

The inhabitants of the Plummers Park Estate reluctantly rub elbows with their neighbours—the inhabitants of the local council housing area.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here There are no lleslie topics on this book yet. Tony rated it really liked it Mar 24, You are commenting using your Twitter account. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. He lives on the Plummers Park Estates with his wife Audrey and his daughter.

Tropic Of Ruislip by Leslie Thomas

The snobbish owners of the Plummers Park homes are petrified that their little kingdom of bourgeois perfection will be infiltrated, soiled or sullied in any way. David Hayes rated it really liked it Lesliie 23, One thing re-reading this book has made me realise is just how much of his time Leslie Thomas was. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

A fairly stupid novel about a town that discovers its own sexuality. Want to Read saving…. Thmoas rated it it was amazing Oct 21, Dec 31, David Proffitt rated it it was amazing.


Tropic Of Ruislip

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Kevin rated it liked it Feb 23, The ending is particularly weak. For me, it was not rkislip much the thrust of the story itself that kept me interested but the smaller events and witty asides that kept me chuckling. Robbin Nichol rated it really liked it Nov 05, You are commenting using your Facebook account.

So while the Plummers Park residents are prepared to fight off intruders, they embrace their own—and often with hilarious results. Notify me of new posts via email. The boundary between the private homes and the council houses is wasteland—a single road that leads to the railway station. ruis,ip

Arno Laty rated it liked it Apr 04, There are some truly wonderful characters in this book—bored Andrew who looks at oncoming tbomas and wonders just how he got here and how he can leave.