Fates and Furies: A Novel
Publish date: 2015-09-15
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Can't just add this to the read pile without a quick note: I am a fan of Lauren Groff, so this book was one in a string of her books for me - I listened to some of this but then I remembered the giant chunk of a book I already had on my shelf, hardcover, enormous, and I had to prop it on my lap and ...
My book club met over the weekend to discuss Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff which I've held off reviewing so as not to give away any spoilers to those in our group who might not have read it beforehand. The premise of this book intrigued me as it was described as the story of a marriage told in tw...
Holding off on this review for now and just rating it and marking it as read. Since this is our book club selection and won't be discussed until next month, I don't to give anything away.
Not what I expected. Fates and Furies; one of the best books of the year; a story about marriage. None of these are an accurate description of what I just read. For starters, the title is all wrong. I came up with a few suggestions I think might be better: Sex, Lies, and Playacting Lar’s...
This is 98% character driven with some plot threads to hold things together. I loved the first 60%, the story told from Lotto's POV. It was a bit fantastical but it made for good reading. A long marriage can be a boring thing, but the author kept me going and held my interest. Then the Mathilde ...
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