5 edition of The Story of a Marriage found in the catalog.
March 14, 1995
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||216|
In fact the book's only draw back is its brevity as its simple prose endears readers page by page. It's an unconventional love story written with graceful restraint and vibrant characters. The Story of a Marriage is as perfect a novel as any I've by: 8. There are currently 2 reader reviews for The Story of a Marriage. Order Reviews by: Write your own review! Michelle. Something missing? I thought this book was well written and had an interesting subject matter, but I wanted to know what Holland's thoughts were. Maybe that was the point of the book - that you never really know what your partner.
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The Story of a Marriage is more than worth the reader's attention. It's thoughtful, complex, and exquisitely written.” It's thoughtful, complex, and exquisitely written.” /5().
He is the bestselling author of The Story of a Marriage, which The New York Times has called an “inspired, lyrical novel,” and The Confessions of Max Tivoli, which was named one of the best books of by the San Francisco Chronicle and received a California Book Award/5.
Every couple has a unique story. Some stories are romantic, others triumphant, and some are still being written. In their new and powerful book, The Story of Marriage, John and Lisa Bevere candidly share their story, and along the way help you understand what a true partnership and love story is all about/5().
The Story of a Marriage is just that, the chronicle of one marriage, closely and elegantly examined a plot that deepens as surprises explode unexpectedly and terrifyingly.
The Story of a Marriage is more than worth the reader's attention. It's thoughtful, complex and exquisitely written. The Story of a Marriage: A Novel - Kindle edition by Greer, Andrew Sean.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Story of a Marriage: A Novel/5(). The Story of a Marriage by Geir Gullliksen should be a story of emotion and reflection; unfortunately, for me, it is not.
The book description purports a discussion of gender roles, relationships, and a larger philosophical statement. At the end, I am unsure what exactly this slim volume attempts/5. This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage takes us into the very real world of Ann Patchett’s life. Stretching from her childhood to the present day, from a disastrous early marriage to a later happy one, it covers a multitude of topics, including relationships with family and friends, and charts the hard work and joy of writing, and the unexpected thrill of opening a by: 5.
A timeless story of conflicting loyalties, “The Story of a Marriage” has roots in the fiction of Poe’s era, but, fittingly enough, its plot is firmly anchored in the vividly described Author: Maggie Scarf. Andrew Sean Greer's new novel, The Story of a Marriage, has a great premise and plot.
Too bad the writing overshadows them both. Donate to. Lyrical, and surprising, The Story of a Marriage is, in the words of Khaled Housseini, "a book about love, and it is a marvel to watch Greer probe the mysteries of love to such devastating effect." Publishers Weekly Listen Up Awards: Best in Category, Washington Post Best Books of the YearCited by: 8.
But despite its contemplative, intimate qualities, The Story of a Marriage is also an emotionally and dramatically suspenseful page-turner, one that inspires open-mouthed revelations and causes us to question our own assumptions as Pearlie questions hers.
In a way, you can read this book as a fable about a marriage drawn out to some of its most. Lyrical and surprising, The Story of a Marriage looks back at a period that we tend to misremember as one of innocence and simplicity.
Like Ford Madox Ford’s The Good Soldier, Andrew Sean Greer’s novel is a narrative tour de force that confirms him as “one of.
“As stark and beautiful as a winter forest, The Story of a Marriage dares to explore betrayal with empathy and kindness. Geir Gulliksen writes like a disillusioned bard and the result is lyrical, hypnotic, and impossible to put down.
• Story of a Marriage by Geir Gulliksen is published by Hogarth (£). To order a copy for £ go to or call. The Last Season, The Story of a Marriage, by Marian D. Schwartz spins the tale of the marriage of Ginger and Buddy Middleton.
A marriage of 27 years that was rock soliduntil it wasnt. Buddy is an aging baseball player, teacher and coach while Ginger has been his ever-patient, loving wife/5.
In The Story of Marriage, John and Lisa Bevere invite you to rediscover God’s original plan. Whether you’re married, single, or engaged, your story is a part of His. Interactive book includes: Daily devotionals; Questions for group discussion; Tools for mapping your dream marriage; Steps for writing your story well; Paperback.
pages.5/5(3). "This is a war story. It was not meant to be. It started as a love story, the story of a marriage, but the war has stuck to it everywhere like shattered glass. Not an ordinary story of men in battle but of those who did not go to war" (p.
Discuss the way the war affects Pearlie, Holland, Buzz, Annabel Platt, and William Platt. THE STORY OF A MARRIAGE. by Geir Gulliksen; We know the end of their story from the very beginning: Timmy grows increasingly enchanted with a man she met at a presentation she gave, and though Jon doesn’t stand in the way of their early platonic outings (indeed, he gets a bit of an erotic charge from their relationship), he grows.
The Story of Marriage book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. ONCE UPON A TIME Marriage was forever. It was a covenant that /5. The Story of a Marriage Andrew Sean Greer, Macmillan Picador pp. ISBN Summary "We think we know the ones we love.” So Pearlie Cook begins her indirect and devastating exploration of the mystery at the heart of.
The Story of a Marriage is a translated Norwegian book, which adds a layer of cultural complexity. I’m not educated on traditional marital and gender dynamics of Norway, so there could be some subtleties or conversations I’m not fully understanding.Indeed, The Story of a Marriage is as much a war story as it is a love storyDeborah Vankin, Los Angeles Times Book Review.
The cleverest aspect of The Story of a Marriage is the way Greer uses the little dramas of private individuals to enact and embody the abstract political and social concerns of the country at large.5/5(2).Gulliksen’s U.S. debut chronicles the end of a marriage, a story that is at times gripping but often feels familiar.
The novel is narrated by Jon, a Norwegian writer, as he tries to piece.