The Summer without Men (Paperback)Siri Hustvedt
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Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
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“An acquired taste”
Foudn this book quite tricky to get through even though it was very short. Saw it reviewed and publicised widely so thought i would like it but found it a bit of a chore. I wanted to finish it so i could see how the... More
“The characters didn't involve me”
Written in the first person and at times addressing the reader directly, ‘The Summer Without Men’ introduces us to Mia whose husband Boris is taking a pause in their marriage to have a fling with a co-scientist after... More
“Didn't enjoy 'like austen' reference”
Hustvedt confused me, as our damaged heroine babbled her way to sanity.
Through interuptions of her sex logs we get a version of woman in the 3 ways; maiden; mother and crone. These were well portrayed but I found the... More