Prosperous Friends

Prosperous Friends

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Described by John Ashbery as “pared down but rich, dense, fevered, exactly right and even eerily beautiful,” Christine Schutt’s prose has earned her comparisons to Emily Dickinson and Eudora Welty. In her new novel, Schutt delivers a pitch-perfect, timeless and original work on the spectacle of love.

Prosperous Friends follows the evolution of a young couple’s marriage as it is challenged by the quandaries of longing and sexual self-discovery. The glamorous… (più)

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Prosperous Friends explores tough terrain with no edifying conclusions. Yet it is gorgeously written, and full of sharp insights into love, aging, sex and ambition.

Perhaps the lesson to draw from this novel, after all, is that marital satisfaction is sometimes a relative notion at best.

I could hardly put it down, the spare novel as much of a page turner as any thick thriller, a book that yields new insights into character and relationships the more you poke your nose into it.

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Editore: Grove Press (06 Novembre 2012)

Format: EPUB

Numero di pagine: 256 pagine

Dimensioni del file: 1.6 MB

Protezione: DRM

Lingua: Inglese


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