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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What an intense read. Even though she has a car. Adoro, adoro, adoro questo romanzo. My favorite part of the book is when Aly, racked with guilt and unable to sleep, writes up a list of comparable scenarios from literature and popular culture: Tom is a much younger man.

Comment and Join the Discussion! I give this book five stars for superb writing and storytelling. Besides being charming, he’s clearly quite perceptive, clever, and mature for his age. Media reporter, reviewer, mhch, guest booker, blogger.

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Common terms and phrases arms backstroke balcony ballerina batik breath CAT scan Christmas Christmas cake comes condoms doll’s house door drive Eric everything eyes face feel finger front funny girl give glass go home goes gone grey Griselda guitar hair hand happens happy hate he’ll head hear hurt karate Katoomba kids kiss kitchen knew laugh leans learner’s permit looks lorikeet Louise’s Lucky lute Maura mean Mel’s morning mountain devil never night No-one once parents possum pulls puts realise remember rock music says her mother says Louise seems shirt sits smile someone sorry sound speak stands stay stepfather stops takes talk teacher tell There’s things thinks Alyson thought Tiffany Tom’s train trying turns verandah voice waiting walks watching what’s window woman yoga You’re sixteen young.


The moments they spend together become the most meaningful part of their lives. Very true-to-life, the novel handles such delicate subject matter in a sensitive and unique way.

Well written in a sensitive disnne. Sure he leaves his wet towel on the ground sometimes and when they argue he cranks up his headphones.

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Even though the age of consent in Australia is 16? A Much Younger Man is a beautifully written novel. A scholarship to the University of Tokyo took her to Japan. A Much Younger Man. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Marschallin, making losing sound great. 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.

Highbridge pushes love to its unacceptable edge and makes us accept it. Looking for More Great Reads? You are commenting using your Facebook account. Jul 22, Krista rated it it was amazing. Otherwise, I can’t really say much about the book. After this first accidental encounter, they meet again, and again. May 19, Jennifer rated it it was ok. He is the proverbial guy who, when handed lemons, makes lemonade. Raccontato in terza persona, ma al presente; a volte in prima, ma in maniera vaga. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Open Preview See a Problem? Se amate questo genere di coppie non fatevelo sfuggire. Trivia About Much Younger Man. No eBook available Amazon. Feb 22, Erin added it Shelves: After this first accidental encounter, they meet again, and again. I picked it up and read it all in one day. 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.


Tom is tall, blond, handsome, an athlete, intelligent, sensitive – even a gifted musician. E brava io quando mi sono appuntata la recensione in un blog di cui nemmeno ricordo il nome. 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 Stay in Touch Sign up.

Aly is a thirty-five year old high school English teacher, divorced, not thrilled with her job, a little lonely. Innocence is replaced by the harshness of reality, and both Tom and Alyson – while appearing to be functioning normally – on the inside are dying a little bit every day as each moves on without the other.

I just can’t put my finger on it–it seemed so fragmented and incomplete.

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In much the same way, Dianne Highbridge’s language is deceptively simple yet evocative and haunting.

As the lovers here see nought but each other, the story sees little but them and their obsession—and in that context the heights and depths of passion and each frisson of delight are finely done.

Even Aly knows it. Feb 23, Elisa Rolle added it. I say this because I read A Much Younger Manand enjoyed the smallness of the book- only pages to be exact. Reading about Tom was like reading about a twenty five year old trapped in a fifteen year old body. Then one day Tom comes home with her and he asks for a kiss….