Nothing in this book to hold your interest. Very disapointed in the way it was written and the content. The characters were 1 dimensional.
Not worth finishing the book.
Eye opening and revealing, beautifully written. The marriages deciphered are choreographed in different times, eras - with differing rules and agreements. Read morePublished on November 5, 2011 by NV Mom
Fans of People magazine would be most likely to appreciate this book. The book differs in having fewer pictures (none in color) and more text. Read morePublished on June 10, 2011 by Surya Scholar
It's a tried and true narrative technique - start the book at the pivotal moment then work backwards and ultimately forward from the event. Read morePublished on March 22, 2009 by MJS
This is a beautifully written book, refreshingly and surprisingly free of cliches.Roiphe has an uncanny sensitivity for the intimate lives of others.Published on October 3, 2008 by Ian M. Buchanan
I am not sure how I became aware of this book in the first place or why I ended up buying it, but I am so glad I did. I hated for it to end and I savored every page. Read morePublished on August 6, 2008 by Shawna Parker
"Some of the hand-wringing about marriage in the twenties remains eerily relevant to today's marriages. Read morePublished on July 21, 2008 by Jill I. Shtulman
This book is a fascinating glimpse behind the curtain of seven relationships. Not just what happened but what motivated. Read morePublished on June 4, 2008 by M. Thompson
The author does a good job of quickly relating the situations of a series of interrelated couples in early twentieth-century Britain. Read morePublished on May 22, 2008 by Eugene Underwood