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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The Mayor of Casterbridge. About Much Younger Man Aly is a thirty-five-year-old high school English teacher, divorced, not thrilled with her job, a little lonely.

As a reader and a noble citizen of society- you frown upon what happens between Tom and Aly. Contemporary Romance Literary Fiction. She has an unorthodox style that I can’t even begin to describe but certainly enjoyed.

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He is solid, sure and a rock to Alyson’s fragility. They were on the cover of every Aussie rag mag, vying for the country’s attention with the story of the birth of Suri Cruise. She told me they have been happily married now for 5 years and have brought 2 more daughters into the world! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Feb 23, Elisa Rolle added it.

Tom is a much younger man. Aly finds herself taking the train, looking forward to this interlude. A quick, guilty pleasure-type read. The emergence of an abiding love between a schoolteacher in her 30s and the year-old son of a longtime friend is diane main event in this softly rendered, erotically charged debut from Tokyo-based 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.


Alyson – having only one prior relationship, with a husband that beat her, is as innocent to the joys of true love as Tom. Even though it x all sorts of wrong, it’s such an emotional read and the characters were so sympathetic aa realistic.

A Much Younger Man by Dianne Highbridge

This site uses cookies. I really loved this story and the unusual way the author chose to uounger it. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

Two other members – she was 31, divorced with 1 small daughter, he was 16 and a junior in high school – decided they were in love. Not sure I will part with it. The Splendor Before the Dark. A Ladder to the Sky. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Return to Book Page. A Much Younger Man. In much the same way, Dianne Highbridge’s language is deceptively simple yet evocative and haunting.


I read it in two days. Give highbriddge your hand. 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.

Feb 22, Erin added it Shelves: The Cake Tree in the Ruins. He’s 15, she’s Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: I don’t yojnger I’d write home about this book, but it mam some redeeming moments.

JA rated it it was ok Oct 09, Very true-to-life, the novel handles such delicate subject matter in a sensitive and unique way. May 12, Denali rated it really liked it Shelves: A scholarship to the University of Tokyo took her to Japan. Not clumped together with someone twice their age. Non ho pianto, ma ho sospirato. Then one day Tom comes home with her and he asks for a kiss….

Parents want highbridgf child to grow up and have a fun childhood, a freedom fulfilled life. Gene rated it really liked it Jul 16,