The Age of Grief

by Jane Smiley

Publisher: Anchor

Written in English
Cover of: The Age of Grief | Jane Smiley
Published: Pages: 224 Downloads: 761
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The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7441910M
ISBN 100385721870
ISBN 109780385721875

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The novella "The Age Of Grief" is a story told from the point of view of a man who suspects his wife of having an affair, though he hasn't any proof. In particular it's about his and her struggles to cope with their three pre-teen children, each of whom is very different and 4/5(24).

"The Age of Grief" is a well-written novella about a married couple going through a tough time. No easy answers are offered, and the behaviors of the husband and wife are not always rational or helpful to the situation/5.

The luminous novella and stories in The Age of Grief explore the vicissitudes of love, friendship, and marriage with all the compassion and insight that have come to be expected from Jane Smiley, the Pulitzer Prize—winning author of A Thousand Acres.

In “The Pleasure of Her Company,” a lonely, single woman befriends the married couple next door, hoping to learn the secret of their /5(8).

The Age of Grief by Jane Smiley Book Resume: In this brilliant collection of five short stories and a novella, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley presents six unforgettable portraits exploring the perils of domestic life.

Book Overview "This is a book that will last and last." THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER Here is a stunning collection of five stories and a novella that confirms Jane Smiley's place as one of our most gifted writers.

In "The Age of Grief," a man meditates on the vagaries of love and family life/5(5).