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Jun 08, 2021
| ISBN 9780593313558
Nov 18, 2014
| ISBN 9780593313589
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Jun 08, 2021 | ISBN 9780593313558
Nov 18, 2014 | ISBN 9780593313589
A romantic comedy of the very highest order: the story of an affair between two improbable lovers, from the acclaimed author of Home Cooking.“Billy” Delielle and Francis Clemens are both happily married, just not to each other. Another Marvelous Thing is the story of their affair–told from their alternating perspectives across eight short stories–from beginning to end. Economists with little else–age, interests, aspirations–in common, Billy and Francis prove that opposites really do attract, embarking on a whirlwind romance that will shape both of their lives in this frank, funny, and razor-sharp examination of the curious desires of the heart.
Billy Delielle and Francis Clemens are happily married–just not to each other. Another Marvelous Thing is the story of their affair from its fabulous inception to its inevitable end. Billy and Francis couldn’t be more different in age, background and disposition, and their whirlwind romance, perfectly captured in Cowin-esque frank and funny style, is firm proof that opposites really do attract. In interconnected stories, Colwin deftly reveals each character’s point of view and examines, in razor-ship detail, the “marvelous” and messy glory of modern romance and the curious desires of the heart.
Laurie Colwin is the author of five novels—Happy All the Time; Family Happiness; Goodbye Without Leaving; A Big Storm Knocked It Over; and Shine On, Bright and Dangerous Object—three collections of short stories—Passion and Affect; The Lone Pilgrim; and Another… More about Laurie Colwin
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