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Words of a Bibliophile

"It's only words, and words are all I have, to take your heart away." —Bee Gees

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

The Marriage Plot - Jeffrey Eugenides

I really like Eugenides' writing, and I could relate to this story the most compared to Middlesex and The Virgin Suicides. But I wish the book was shorter, a little less soul searching and a little more English literature. I felt the marriage plot theme was a bit sidelined by the coming of age theme with the characters trying to find themselves.