Another Marvelous Thing: Stories
"Witty, literate and intelligent" linked stories thatfollow an extramarital affair from beginning to end, by the authorof Happy All the Time (The New York Times BookReview).Josephine "Billy" Delielle and Francis Clemens are sleepingtogether. Both are economists and both are married to other people,but the similarities end there. He is fastidious; she is a slob. Hedelights in good food and fine wine; her refrigerator is alwaysempty. He is old and sentimental; she is young and tough minded.This is not his first extramarital dalliance; she never imagined itwas possible to love anyone but her husband.The desire that Billy and Francis feel for each other is asinexplicable as it is undeniable, and the moments they stealtogether are electrifying, tense, and reassuring all at once. Toldfrom the alternating perspectives of two adulterous lovers,Another Marvelous Thing is an exquisitely craftedstory collection that tackles the thorniest of subjects withhonesty, grace, and humor.This ebook features an illustrated biography of LaurieColwin including rare photos and never-before-seen documents fromthe author's estate.