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Mary Gordon

3.64 of 5 Votes: 4
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The Liar's Wife: Four Novellas (2014)
3.61 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Four novellas from the always-capable Mary Gordon. Three are outstanding. The fourth, revolving about the visit to the United States by Simone Weil, a French crypto-Catholic, Jewish-born anti-Semite, is less effective. The other stories are beautifully crafted, especially the ope...
The Love of My Youth (2008)
2.76 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I would have liked to give it a star and a half. The whole time I was reading it I just wanted to be done with it, but I couldn't part with it at the same time. I would like to be able to say I wouldn't bother reading a one star book and so i gave it 2 stars because...well... I d...
Liar's Wife, The: Four Novellas (2014)
3.56 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Variations on themes of innocence and experience, usually within a single character over time. There's a Jamesian aspect to several of the stories, such as Simone Weil in New York, where European experience encounters American innocence - altho in each story the main character te...
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