Major Pettigrew's Last Stand Read-Alikes

On The Same Page Mar/Apr 2011

Farm City If you enjoyed Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand, you might also like some of these endearing books:


Angle of Repose
Wallace Stegner
A deeply moving novel that, through the prism of one family, illuminates the American present against the fascinating background of our past.
A Guide to the Birds of East Africa
Nicholas Drayson
"While the reader is pulled along by the suspense...the glorious sights, sounds, and smells of Nairobi provide lovely rest stops along the way." - Library Journal
Olive Kitteridge
Elizabeth Strout
"Funny, wicked and remorseful, Mrs. Kitteridge is a compelling life force, a red-blooded original. When she’s not onstage, we look forward to her return. The book is a page-turner because of her." - San Francisco Chronicle
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
"This debut by an "aunt-niece" authorial team presents itself as cozy fiction about comfortably quirky people in a bucolic setting, but it quickly evinces far more serious, and ambitious, intent...the engrossing subject matter and lively writing make this a sure winner." - Kirkus Reviews
The No.1 Ladies Detective Agency
Alexander McCall Smith
"Images of this large woman driving her tiny white van or sharing a cup of bush tea with a friend or client while working a case linger pleasantly. General audiences will welcome this little gem of a book just as much if not more than mystery readers." - Publishers Weekly
Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
Alan Bradley
"Both funny and wickedly clever... Whether you are a mystery lover or not, you are going to fall hard for Flavia de Luce." - IndieBound
The Tower, the Zoo and the Tortoise
Julia Stuart
"History buffs, animal lovers, and simply the tenderhearted will swoon over this captivating story." - Entertainment Weekly
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