Advance reader reviews of Valeria's Last Stand by Marc Fitten.

Valeria's Last Stand

By Marc Fitten

Valeria's Last Stand
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  • Published in USA  Apr 2009,
    272 pages.

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  • Susan (Fairfield CT)


    Pleasing Surprise
    This love story has an unexpected romantic couple and is written very much like a Hungarian folk tale. Some of the characters are not named and referred to only by their occupation: the potter, the mayor, etc. I thoroughly enjoyed this story and its cast of zany characters. I highly recommend it.
  • Priscilla (Marietta GA)


    Viva Valeria
    An entertaining and delightful read. Fitten has brought to life an interesting assortment of zany and all too human characters. I kept thinking Alexander Mccall Smith with a PG rating.

    I did feel it bogged down some toward the end, but perhaps that is my lack of testosterone! Even among the "bog" there were scenes well worth the wade.

    I would recommend this book. It is not War and Peace, but still worth your time.
  • Madeline (Sarasota FL)


    A Fun Romp!
    This novel is a fun, rough-and-tumble romp! It's a feisty love story of a different sort, showing that there is no expiration date on love and lust. The people in the village of Zivatar lay it all out there - love, sex, luck, business, politics, and art - and none more so than Valeria, who is destined to become a favorite curmudgeon.
  • Loren (Appleton WI)


    light-hearted comedy
    I don't know if this novel was meant to be serious or not, but I found it to be a fun,light-hearted comedy. The message I got was watch out for the senior set - there's life in us yet!
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