Happiness Sold Separately [Lolly Winston] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Discovering that she and her husband are unable to have. In the tradition of Anne Tyler, John Cheever, and Tom Perotta, Winston’s second novel looks beyond the manicured surface of suburbia to a world of loss. Happiness Sold Separately . Lolly Winston’s second novel looks beyond the manicured surface of suburbia to a world of loss, longing, lust.
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Aug 01, Sepzrately rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s humorous, but it’s got a real dark edge to it. Discover what to read next. But it’s clearly much better than most of the other work in this genre. View all 6 comments. This book was very deep and it was a very good story. That’s just my little bit of thinking on life, and this book. The marriage of Ted and Elinor Mackey, a yuppie podiatrist-lawyer couple in their earlys living in Northern California, is pushed to the brink when Elinor learns that Ted is having an affair with his trainer, Gina Ellison.
He wants to live with his father, but his father’s newly married and doesn’t want the kid around. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Shopbop Winstton Fashion Brands. At times I wished they would just say, “Ok let’s just forget it.
A little soap opera-ish for me. What looks perfect on the outside is probably an illusion.
Happiness Sold Separately by Lolly Winston. I really liked the plot of this book, I found Elinor to be a very likeable character I believe that is why I picked this book up, read the back, and decided to buy it.
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All involved are paralyzed, waiting for one of the others to make the decisions that will untangle this modern-day love triangle.
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All three are incredibly selfish. I personally think Toby, the kid in this book, should see a counselor. But I wouldn’t say that I’ll re-read this one anytime soon. Gina has always been the cheerleader for others but has never been able to figure out how to live her own life. I also empathized with Gina, who was frustrated with Ted’s inability to commit to her even though come on, what are the odds?
While Elinor falls in love with the oak tree in their front yard, sleeping under it at night, Ted begins an affair with Gina, the nutritionist at their gym. Click here to learn more about this month’s sponsor! It’s not like this book is light and fluffy. Jul 22, Ellen Peterson rated it really liked it.
It also portrayed some of the realities of infertility very well. She teaches writing classes in fiction, feature stories and the art of the personal essay.
I finished reading this book and found it pretty much a downer. Are you ever justified in cheating on your spouse?
Happiness Sold Separately
Great for book club discussions! Sometimes it felt like it dragged, but for the most part it was interesting. An interesting look at infidelity by a good man–and the struggle that he undergoes.
In the tradition of Anne Tyler, John Cheever, and Tom Perrotta, Winston’s second novel looks beyond the manicured surface of suburbia to a world of loss, longing, lust, and betrayal. Eleanor and Ted’s marriage is pushed to a straining point when Eleanor finds out that Ted has been having an affair with his personal assistant Gina. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I wish there had been closure for all of the characters before the book ended, but I could also see a sequel of this story