Tag Archives: adultery

Angle of Repose

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Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

Discontented, snobbish, cultured 19th-century bride goes west.  Happiness doesn’t ensue.

 

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The Rumor

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The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand

Strains credibility. Nantucket Islanders without honor or decency behave stupidly.

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The Divorce Party (no relation to movie by same name)

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The Divorce Party by Laura Dave

Starts breezy, familiar, then smacks you with surprises and depth.

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The Paying Guests (Recommended)

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The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

Vivid, sensual writing plunges into Sapphic love-triangle and dreadful aftermath.

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The Girl on the Train (Recommended)

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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Take three women. Add batshit-crazy, blackout-drunk and homocidal. Stir well.

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The Story Hour (Recommended)

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The Story Hour by Thrity Umrigar

Incandescent, astonishing, emotionally-profound portrait of “contradictory multitudes” inside two women.

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This is Where I Leave You

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This is Where I leave You by Jonathan Tropper

Humor and pathos, horny and pathetic. Bitter, sex-obsessed family dysfunction.

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