Why had I never heard of this exceptional writer? (My friends haven't either).
We are in 1930s America. Read more
One of the top American novels of the last century, written in diamond-polished vignettes with a powerful emotional impact.Published 2 months ago by Scott Maxwell
I read MR. BRIDGE, Evan S. Connell’s exposure of a husband and father in disarray before tackling his companion study of Mrs. Bridge, the wife. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Schuyler T Wallace
Somehow I did not read this book when it was first published. Several people recommended it.
This book drew the character of Mr. Read more
I liked it particularly as a companion piece to Mrs. Bridge (which I loved).
It's less compelling as a stand alone, but still beautifully written - very spare,
writing... Read more
The dealer inadvertently sent me the wrong title. When notified of the error, they responded with dispatch in sending the correct title, and couldn't have been more courteous.Published 23 months ago by C.J.
On the surface, Mrs. Bridge doesn't sound like the kind of book you'd want to pick up. The story of a typical 1950s housewife, it seems from the blurb on the back to be way too... Read morePublished on December 26, 2011 by ReadingWhileFemale
I have admired Thomas Savage ever since I on Oct 25, 1989, read his superlatively powerful novel The Power of the Dog and when I heard that he had said Mrs. Read morePublished on December 25, 2011 by Schmerguls
Please see the review of "Mrs. Bridge" and read that book first. This book tells the same story, but not quite, from the POV of the husband. Read morePublished on December 24, 2011 by Tuscanwino