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User Review  - ChazziFrazz - LibraryThing

I enjoy Roald Dahl's writing, be it children's lit or adult (yes, he has written a few adult books). This is a charming little romance that I read in one sitting. Mr. Hoppy is in love with Mrs. Silver ... Read full review

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User Review  - atreic - LibraryThing

Oh, this is very Dahl. Well written, lovely to read aloud, engaging, silly, and with a happy ending. On the other hand, err, try to turn off your brain when reading it, or at least leave your grown up ... Read full review

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User Review  - flamingrosedrakon - LibraryThing

First of all this is really my actual favorite book of Roald Dahl after having read several. His writings always seem to lean too much into vulgarity and gruesomeness while I never was attracted to ... Read full review

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User Review  - jthuro1 - LibraryThing

Esio Trot can really be summed up in two words: goofy and fun. This book has no real moral or important lessons, but is nonetheless a very entertaining read. Find out what outrageous lengths a clever ... Read full review

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User Review  - sriemann - LibraryThing

Some needed literary distraction after reading Math and teaching books. It fit the bill perfectly - quirky but adorable characters and solutions to problems that you normally wouldn't think are ok... but then they are, because why not? Read full review

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User Review  - nmhale - LibraryThing

A very short story by the master of quirky humor for children, this tale is a love story about a man, a woman, and a tortoise. Poor Mr. Hoppy is in love with his downstairs neighbor, but she only has ... Read full review

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User Review  - mcprice - LibraryThing

This is a fun book written about Roald Dahl. The main character in the book is in love with the lady that lives below him. The lady that lives below has a turtle that she worries is about. So the man ... Read full review

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User Review  - michelleramos - LibraryThing

This is a really cute story of a lonely old man, who loves two things in life. He loves his beautiful garden on his balcony and the beautiful widow that lives down stairs. The woman down stairs ... Read full review

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User Review  - lisa211 - LibraryThing

This is a tale of a man, a woman and a tortoise. Nothing much ado about this book except the man, Mr Hoppy, is trying to catch the eye of Mrs Silver who has a ever so slow growing tortoise, Alfie ... Read full review


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