May We Be Forgiven: A Novel

May We Be Forgiven: A Novel

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"A big American story with big American themes" (Elle) from the author of the New York Times-bestselling memoir The Mistress's Daughter

In this vivid, transfixing new novel, A. M. Homes presents a darkly comic look at twenty-first-century domestic life and the possibility of personal transformation. Harold Silver has spent a lifetime watching his more successful younger brother, George, acquire a covetable wife, two kids, and a beautiful home in the suburbs of New… (more)

Editorial reviews (9 reviews)

The America of May We Be Forgiven is an America without restraint. It is simultaneously generous and selfish, bored and over-engaged, passionate and loveless, rational and mad.

The experience of reading May We Be Forgiven is a delight. Homes is extremely talented as a writer of sentences, particularly, and also as a creator of characters and comic chaos.

Homes plays with the substance of the American dream, and gives us a horrific, internet-age deconstruction. In homage to the fast-paced, senselessly violent narratives with which we are increasingly surrounded

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Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (September 27, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 496 pages

File size: 750 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Women's Prize for Fiction 2013 winner

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