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Fates and Furies - Lauren Groff
Fates and Furies
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From the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The Monsters of Templeton and Arcadia, an exhilarating novel about marriage, creativity, art, and perception. Fates and Furiesis a literary masterpiece that defies expectation. A dazzling examination of a marriage, it is also a portrait... show more
From the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of The Monsters of Templeton and Arcadia, an exhilarating novel about marriage, creativity, art, and perception. Fates and Furiesis a literary masterpiece that defies expectation. A dazzling examination of a marriage, it is also a portrait of creative partnership written by one of the best writers of her generation.
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Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
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DubaiReader
DubaiReader rated it
1.0 I have decided to abandon this one :(
Not all books suit all readers and I have decided that this one is not for me. I was reading it for a book group, but as I have discovered that I am not going to be able to make the discussion, it is with some relief that I have decided not to continue. By my definition, an abandoned book gets only ...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
5.0 A beautifully written in depth examination of the needs served by each person in a relationship!
Fates and Furies, Lauren Groff The opening lines of this novel capture the reader immediately. The short staccato sentences rush at the reader who races after them, so beautiful is the prose. The story examines personalities and relationships, marriages and what goes into them, and then it also exam...
Reader! Reader!
Reader! Reader! rated it
4.0 Fates and Furies
I wasn't sure I wanted to read this book, as I did not love Groff's Arcadia (though I know plenty of people who did love it). But this book has received quite a few nominations, so into the library queue it went. And I waited. As I waited to get to the top of that queue, this book started to appea...
LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
3.0
I'm afraid I found this rather hard going. Groff is undeniably talented, but this book tries so very hard to be literary that the story and my concern for the characters got lost in the pyrotechnics. It felt overwritten and too self-aware. On top of that, I found much of the plot lacked credibility.
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