The Amateur Marriage
Edition language: English
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, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
I usually love Anne Tyler's novels, but this one left me lukewarm. Although it is, like her other novels, thoughtful and well written, I didn't get much from it. The characters live, age, die. Huh. After reading it, I learned that Tyler had intended to keep writing this book for her entire life, w...
Our natures determine who we are. The way we see the world whether through our passions, intuition, reason or rational thought (logic) makes our basic essence. The two main characters in this story have different essences and they and their family must learn to adapt or separate. Sometimes, reality ...
3.5 stars. it's been a while since i've read anne tyler; i only wish i hadn't started reading her years ago, before i was ready. she's really wonderful, but completely understated, and so i didn't appreciate all the books of hers i read when i was much younger. this book is lovely. she (if i rem...
Ich wollte dieses Buch schon so lange einmal lesen, weil mich der Titel neugierig gemacht hat. Und irgendwie hätte ich etwas ganz anderes erwartet. Ich hatte eine Geschichte über zwei Menschen erwartet, damit fing das Buch auch an, aber nach einiger Zeit wurde daraus eine Familiengeschichte.Es geht ...
I read and loved Digging to America last year and therefore expected to enjoy this one just as much, or at least see the same charming characteristics of it. Instead I found it to be an extremely depressing book where one bad thing after the other seemed to happen to the main couple and they never h...
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