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There's No Place Like Here

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In Ireland, ten year old Jenny-May Butler vanished without a trace. The Garda investigated but found no clues. Her classmate Sandy Shortt wonders what happened to Jenny-May and for that matter, possessions that seem to just vanish in thin air.-------------------------...
In Ireland, ten year old Jenny-May Butler vanished without a trace. The Garda investigated but found no clues. Her classmate Sandy Shortt wonders what happened to Jenny-May and for that matter, possessions that seem to just vanish in thin air.-------------------------- Twenty-four years later Sandy remains obsessed with things going missing as she quit being a Garda to go private in order to concentrate on finding missing people. However, this time while she was to meet a client she goes missing. This is ironic as her job is to find the vanished and she is an intimidating 6¿1¿ so cannot hide in a crowd. Sandy has no idea where she is. However, she notices plenty of junk lying around like keys, shoes, photos etc. that are those things that just seem to vanish for no logical cause. She tries to retrace her jog, but fails to return from here. She thinks of her client Jack Rutledge whose brother is missing and her first meeting at fourteen with school psychiatrist Gregory Burton who she told she just wants to know where missing things go like a sock disappearing from the washer. She begins to understand that this place is where missing things and people go, but not how to get back.-------------- This is a delightful fanciful tale in which ¿Here¿ is a fun concept. The lead character is a strong person who holds the story line together while the support cast is solid. Although there is no explanation as to why ¿Here¿ exists it just is readers will enjoy this whimsical visit to a place like no other as it just in the fertile imagination of Cecilia Ahern.-------------- Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on December 9, 2008

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

I had high hopes...

This book was such a disappointment- especially after having read and loved P.S. I love you and Love,Rosie. I kept waiting for the book to get better but it never did. I found myself skimming most of the book and still able to follow the storyline. Maybe the next boo...
This book was such a disappointment- especially after having read and loved P.S. I love you and Love,Rosie. I kept waiting for the book to get better but it never did. I found myself skimming most of the book and still able to follow the storyline. Maybe the next book will be better.

posted by Anonymous on January 12, 2008

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 12, 2008

    I had high hopes...

    This book was such a disappointment- especially after having read and loved P.S. I love you and Love,Rosie. I kept waiting for the book to get better but it never did. I found myself skimming most of the book and still able to follow the storyline. Maybe the next book will be better.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 25, 2009

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    Not what I expected

    When you see the cover you think of this great story. Alice in wonderland kind of thing but then after a couple of chapters you get really lost. More lost than the main character Sandy short. Didn't like the end and you get confused and with many questions unanswered. It's a sad since I really love PS I love. Hope she comes with a better book next time.

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  • Posted May 27, 2009

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    Hard to get into

    Read other C. Ahern books ( Love,Rosie and If you could see me now ) and loved them. This book was far from good or interesting. Would not recommend.

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  • Posted May 14, 2009

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    Not Great

    I have read quite a few of Cecelia Ahern's books and have enjoyed most of them. This is not one of them. I still enjoy her writing style, but was disappointed by the content of this book. The plot is silly, even for her. And the end feels too squished.

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