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The End of the Affair, by Graham Greene (1951)

     The End of the Affair tells the story of Maurice Bendrix and Sarah Miles’ illicit love affair in wartime London. One stormy night several years after the war, Bendrix unexpectedly crosses paths with Sarah’s husband, Henry, standing in the … Continue reading

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The Echoing Grove, by Rosamond Lehmann (1953)

         Yes, it was going to happen eventually: sooner or later, I was bound to bring up Rosamond Lehmann. The irony of it is that the first book of hers I’m going to discuss is the one I like the … Continue reading

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Possession, by A. S. Byatt (1990)

     How does one even begin to summarize a book like A. S. Byatt’s Possession? I have been pondering the problem for a week and am no closer to finding a definitive solution. It is a novel of gigantic proportions. … Continue reading

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