|Marriages (1973) [Novel]|
by Peter Straub
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interweaves past and present marriages, liasons and friendships to draw friends, relations, husbands and wives, parents and children, mistresses and lovers into one another's emotional orbits just as daily life does.
A man and his wife
The man and his wife's sister
The man and the woman
The woman and the hitchhiker
The sister and her husband
The sister and her lovers
The sister's lovers and their lovers
Marriages is bittersweet and ironic, a truely contemporary love story about the satisfactions and dissatisfactions of married love, the illusions and delusions of romance and the special knowledge that only adultery can teach.
Original title: Marriages
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction→ Ties That Bind