A Much Younger Man is a beautiful and moving novel about the love affair between a teenage boy and a woman in her mid-thirties. The emergence of an abiding love between a schoolteacher in her 30s and the year-old son of a longtime friend is the main event in this. A Much Younger Man by Dianne Highbridge – book cover, description, publication history.
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Much Younger Man by Dianne Highbridge
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Growing Up Ethnic in America. Then he wants more. Jul 22, Krista rated it it was amazing. Account Options Sign in.
She told me they have been happily married now for 5 years and have brought 2 more daughters into the world! Not as much like a Lifetime movie as I expected and good overall. Her writing reminded me of Hemingway.
A Much Younger Man by Dianne Highbridge
Aly is a thirty-five year old high school English teacher, divorced, not thrilled with her job, a little lonely. A Much Younger Man Author: The emergence of an abiding love between a schoolteacher in her 30s and the year-old son of a longtime friend is the main event in this softly rendered, erotically charged debut from Tokyo-based Australian Highbridge.
The relationship is illegal and inappropriate and the fact that she tries to justify it to herself makes me hate her even more. Jul 21, Addicted to Books rated it it was amazing Shelves: There was a problem adding your email address.
He is solid, sure and a rock to Alyson’s fragility. The subject matter of course is a little uncomfortable but so was the author’s writing style.
Much Younger Man
Jan 08, Holly Esterline rated it really liked it Shelves: You are commenting using your WordPress. Jun 06, Andrea rated it really liked it Shelves: Even though the age of consent in Australia is 16? Jun 02, Terrie rated it liked it.
She has eianne her short stories and journalism published in American, Australian, and British magazines. Perhaps I was hoping for a real zinger like the movie “Notes on a Scandal” based on the book by Zoe Heller which I haven’t read and found this story falling far short by comparison. Paperbackpages. Lyrical, beautiful, simple, heartbreaking, healing, perfect.
As a reader and a noble citizen of society- you frown upon what happens between Tom and Aly. Aly is a thirty-five year old high school English teacher, divorced, not thrilled with her job, a bu lonely. I never saw either one of them again until about 2 weeks ago when she happened to be playing wordscape in the same room as I was.
At this point, the age difference is all but forgotten it seems so unimportant now and you fervently hope, when they finally happen to meet again, that the flame has not burned out. Jun ylunger, Bookfanatic rated it really liked it Shelves: How can she resist?
A Much Younger Man
Tom is tall, blond Aly is a thirty-five year old high school English teacher, divorced, not thrilled with xianne job, a little lonely. For all the scandal potential, AYM maintains a calm steady voice, never veering into drama even as dramatic events unfold. The moments they spend together become the most meaningful part of their lives.
Sure he leaves his wet towel on the ground sometimes and when they argue he cranks up his headphones. Gene rated it youbger liked it Jul 16, Then Tom has a serious kuch on his scooter, and in his weeks of convalescence his parents manage to make Aly feel guilty enough that she stops seeing him.
Given the age difference and her line of work, Aly is acutely aware of the repercussions should their affair be uncovered—but when the cat is finally out of the bag, the lovers are too smitten to care.