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Interesting story with great characters & good plot.
Began reading this novel expecting another good story like the author's Middlesex but what I found instead was a boring plot and uninteresting characters.
It's a novel for lovers of literature, but its heavy reliance on literary criticism makes the plot seem too contrived.
While the novel starts off in a promising way and the writer can entertain, satirize and provide insights into the way young college students understand and question literature and... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Long term customer
...which is why I love this book. I can easily see this becoming a modern literary classic. So many books have so little substance these days. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Kathryn R. Burkay
Brilliant work read it with a student ! This is all about letting go of what we think we know as well
As the need to be right and in charge! Read more
I am just such a fan of Jeffrey Eugenides and his way with words and characters and this book did not disappoint.Published 18 days ago by J. Turchin
Definitely a novel for people who like novels that drag on and on with a lot of character development and not too much action. I personally enjoyed it for a change. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Judas
This is a wonderfully written, engaging novel set in a university and probably best suited for academics, or at least for intellectuals. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Elisabetta Fontana
Overall The Marriage Plot was an interesting read, It dragged as the author using his Madeline character, to showed off his English Lit skills slowing the plot development. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nathaniel Robert Winters