Marriage: too much and not enough.

Author:Cooper, Jason
 
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My wife and I perused the Mar/Apr issue's list of novels about marriage in the current issue and were more than a little dismayed. Three (!) Ian McEwan novels mentioned at the expense of titles like Wallace Stegner's Angle of Repose, Tim Winton's Cloudstreet, Sigrid Undset's Kristin Lavransdatter, John Gardner's Nickel Mountain or Milan Kundera's The Unbearable Lightness of Being? I love McEwan's work as much as the next Booker Prize-follower, but let's spread the wealth a bit.

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Jason Cooper

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When I saw Angle of Repose on your list, Jason, I winced. How could we have overlooked Stegner's classic? We should have included Crossing to...

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