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My House Is Falling Down by Mary Loudon

My House Is Falling Down

Mary Loudon

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Imprint: Picador
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publication date: 14 May 2019
ISBN: 9781529005271

A vivid and compelling novel about a modern love triangle that asks some provocative questions: what happens when you tell the whole truth in marriage? Is it still infidelity if nobody lies? Can you really love two people at once?

2 stars out of 5
Kate Saunders
7 Jun 2019

"Love is never like this except in middle-aged female fantasies"

Loudon, the author of four nonfiction books, is a writer of elegance and high intelligence. Unfortunately, her characters come across as ludicrously self-important and solemn, and the general tone of My House is Falling Downreminded me of Elizabeth Smart’s classic poor-me novella, By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept. If you liked that great effusion of self-pity, you will probably love this.