BookBrowse Reviews The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg

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The Story of Arthur Truluv

A Novel

by Elizabeth Berg

The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg X
The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg
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    Nov 2017, 240 pages
    Paperback:
    Jul 2018, 272 pages

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"A story filled with truths and packed with wisdom--one that I will re-read for I still have much to learn from it."

Elizabeth Berg's heartwarming novel scored an an impressive 4.4 average rating from the 48 members who reviewed it for First Impressions.

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This is an incredibly sweet story about three lonely, disparate people who learn to love and support each other (Frances N). Arthur's wife Nola died recently but he still has lunch every day at her grave site. He talks to her and imagines the lives of others buried near her. Maddy Harris, a troubled teen, also spends her lunch hour at the cemetery to escape those who bully her at school. As time goes on Arthur, Maddy, and Arthur's elderly neighbor Lucille become friends and help each other conquer loneliness and rejection (Rose N). It's a paean to being weird, being old and being in love (Frances N).

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What a sweet uplifting story! (Carole A). It's charming; ...

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