Adventures in Modern Marriage by William Nicholson #review @quercusfiction


Check out the book, Adventures in Modern Marriage, by William Nicholson courtesy of the Portobello Book blog

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It is sometime since I read The Secret Intensity of Everyday Life by William Nicholson but I do remember enjoying it, and his other books, very much. Adventures in Modern Marriage features some of the same characters from the author’s other books. They aren’t quite sequels but the same characters may appear in different books perhaps with less of a focus on them. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t read any of them before, all the books are easily enjoyed as stand alone novels.

Adventures in Modern Marriage focuses on three couples: Harry and Laura, Allan and Liz and Annie and Mitch. All are at the stage in their marriages when they have been together a long time, their children are growing up and leaving home and elderly parents may be in need of care – the sandwich generation if you like. The book is an intense exploration of what…

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