Invitation To The Married Life

Invitation To The Married Life The married couples in this book have two things in common a skill in the duplicity that flourishes even in happy marriages and an invitation to the Farthingoes ball In the months preceding the party

  • Title: Invitation To The Married Life
  • Author: Angela Huth
  • ISBN: 9780349103136
  • Page: 213
  • Format: None
  • The married couples in this book have two things in common a skill in the duplicity that flourishes even in happy marriages, and an invitation to the Farthingoes ball In the months preceding the party, we learn something of their double lives the faces that each one exposes to their spouses and to the world give little hint of their complex and secret tribulations ByThe married couples in this book have two things in common a skill in the duplicity that flourishes even in happy marriages, and an invitation to the Farthingoes ball In the months preceding the party, we learn something of their double lives the faces that each one exposes to their spouses and to the world give little hint of their complex and secret tribulations By the time they arrive at the ball, each clutching his or her different hopes and fears, we have become familiar with their unsmooth paths, and shared many a humorous escapade or private tragedy with Rachel and Thomas, Mary and Bill, Ursula and Martin, Frances and Toby, as well as the alluring R Cotterman and the only questing bachelor, Ralph Sophisticated, sympathetic, witty and razor sharp in its observations of the sub text of married life, this is a wonderfully accomplished and enjoyable novel which develops totally out of the characters it creates.

    One thought on “Invitation To The Married Life”

    1. L’histoire de la vie conjugale de 4 couples vu surtout de point de vu de la femme, L´histoire aussi d’un amour non correspondu. Vivre avec quelqu’un aussi longtemps que ces couples n’est pas toujours facile. Est-ce que l’on a toujours les mêmes rêves, les mêmes désires ? Est-ce que l’intensité de l’amour est toujours pareil ou est-ce qu’au contraire à certains moments il y a un qui aime plus ? Peut être aussi que malgré l’amour ou l’habitude d’être ensemble on n [...]

    2. One of those books in which nothing really happens. Slow paced but the characters were interesting enough. All the married couples seemed in trouble and I wondered whether the marriages would last. Won't tell you, in case you read it. Strong descriptive passages, heavy on detail if you like that sort of thing.I learned what I already suspected that nobody really knows anything about other people's marriages.

    3. beautifully insightful. captures the nuanced "dance" ( so perfectly mirrored in the second part of the book )of marriaged how marvelously complex the steps are.

    4. A book about several people who have been invited to a ball. Light and descriptive, but without much plot.

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