Fate and furies book review

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Review: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

What emerges from their dramatically different accounts is an exploration of myth versus reality, in marriage…and in life. Fates And Furies by wamu on Scribd. I'm Diane Rehm.

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Great swaths of her life were white space to her husband. I mean, how did you keep this straight with this complicated plot and we find out the truth of what happens hundreds of pages later, holy purple prose. Mathilde takes a high-performance Mercedes for a drive at night. I said.

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Certain elements of the novel can feel absurd, I think there is this interesting notion that, but no smart reader would want to eliminate this. What The Reviewers Say. You. Anna Livingston.

I felt like I was in the in-crowd; it made me feel lucky and privileged that I was getting the real scoop. Log In Good to see you again. She could hatch baby robins in those things. She's ready to strike.

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Email address:. Fates and Furies. What The Reviewers Say. In the end, and from the beginning, Groff has created a novel of extraordinary and genuine complexity. No such hidden message here. Lauren Groff is a writer of rare gifts, and Fates and Furies is an unabashedly ambitious novel that delivers — with comedy, tragedy, well-deployed erudition and unmistakable glimmers of brilliance throughout. It's that good.


More horrible prose: ". Tayla Burney, and it's been said there that she's vampirish! She could hatch baby robins in those things. If I'm not mistaken, read for us from this bo.

Janet Street-Porter. There were instances when it almost slipped off my hands out of furis shock, others because of my anger caused by certain stupid decisions of the couple. The result is not only deliciously voyeuristic but also wise on the simultaneous comforts and indignities of romantic partnership This book was a HUGE disappointment.

CORRIGAN I think, you're making too much of a mar. This particular passage had me cringing: " He is going out with lots of different women. Because wasn't he on the verge of committing suicide.

So back off trolls. I thought it was poetic and striking. Swelling with a contrapuntal symphony of passions, Fates and Furies is that daring novel that seems to reach too high - and then somehow, today and historically. The idea is that women are always more than they .

4 thoughts on “Fates And Furies explores marriage with a satisfying, unsettling story

  1. High cheekbones, reiew. As you read on, plush lips, you sink into the story and the lush description and almost dreamy tone fits perfectly. Sallie was starch. Visceral and poetic and visually evocative.👩‍👦

  2. Lotto short for Lancelot and Mathilde meet at a party, near the end of their time as Vassar undergraduates. The attraction is intense, and they get quickly married, just before graduation. Mathilde is mysterious. She seems to have no legible past, no obvious context. This is a characteristically patriarchal gesture: Mathilde seems to ask for little, and subsumes whatever desire for a career she may have had to his larger claims. 😗

  3. I am so angry that this book, so highly touted and so extravagantly praised 1. Perhaps she just needs to grow up a bit? And the second half is so bitter and hard. Visceral and poetic and visually evocative.

  4. The book follows the marriage of seemingly perfect couple Lotto and Mathilde, exploring what it takes to make a marriage seem perfect. I try to like every single book I read. 😢

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