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The View from Penthouse B

Elinor Lipman

Unexpectedly widowed Gwen-Laura Schmidt is still mourning her husband when her sister Margot invites her to join forces as roommates in Margot's luxurious Village apartment. For Margot, divorced amid scandal, then made Ponzi-poor, it's a chance to shake Gwen out of her grief and help make ends meet. To further this effort she enlists a third boarder, the handsome Anthony. As the three swap money-making schemes and Gwen ventures back out into the dating world, the arrival of Margot's paroled ex in the apartment downstairs creates not just complications but the chance for all sorts of unexpected forgiveness. A sister story about love, loneliness, and new life in middle age, this is a cracklingly witty, deeply sweet novel from one of our finest comic writers.

Unexpectedly widowed Gwen-Laura Schmidt is still mourning her husband when her sister Margot invites her to join forces as roommates in Margot's luxurious Village apartment. For Margot, divorced amid scandal, then made Ponzi-poor, it's a chance to shake Gwen out of her grief and help make ends meet. To further this effort she enlists a third boarder, the handsome Anthony. As the three swap money-making schemes and Gwen ventures back out into the dating world, the arrival of Margot's paroled ex in the apartment downstairs creates not just complications but the chance for all sorts of unexpected forgiveness. A sister story about love, loneliness, and new life in middle age, this is a cracklingly witty, deeply sweet novel from one of our finest comic writers.
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Unexpectedly widowed Gwen-Laura Schmidt is still mourning her husband when her sister Margot invites her to join forces as roommates in Margot's luxurious Village apartment. For Margot, divorced amid scandal, then made Ponzi-poor, it's a chance to shake Gwen out of her grief and help make ends meet. To further this effort she enlists a third boarder, the handsome Anthony. As the three swap money-making schemes and Gwen ventures back out into the dating world, the arrival of Margot's paroled ex in the apartment downstairs creates not just complications but the chance for all sorts of unexpected forgiveness. A sister story about love, loneliness, and new life in middle age, this is a cracklingly witty, deeply sweet novel from one of our finest comic writers.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mia Barron

Length:

8h 48m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:59


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:40


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:14


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:38


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:10


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:21


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:45


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:56


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:45


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:30


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:35


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:06


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:02


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:20


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:18


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:00


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

02:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:09


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:22


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:14


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:14


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:12


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:17


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:42


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:47


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:31


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:29


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:17


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:03


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:07


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:42


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:35


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:08


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:57


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:20


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

03:39


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:55


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:00


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:25


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:26


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:37


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:04


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:23


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

05:29


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:27


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:16


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:04


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:28


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:53


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

03:26


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:18


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:14


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:52


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:30


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:54


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:03


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:02


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:24


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:43


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:39


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

03:21


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:28


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:25


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

04:45


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:24


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

04:58


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:02


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:44


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

06:24


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

03:53


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:17


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:54


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:55


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

03:14


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:21


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

04:50


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:14


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

04:40


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:44


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:45


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:43


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

06:23


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:13


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:00


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

02:54


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

06:19


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

05:51


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

07:02


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

03:21


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

04:36


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

04:35


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:29


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

05:07


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

05:43


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

05:06


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:11


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

04:43


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

03:52


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

04:12


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

03:34


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:29


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

03:42


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

05:10


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

05:10


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

06:05


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

04:30


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

05:39


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

05:36


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

05:23


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

00:41