The last segment for 2011. For the full list, see 2011 Books Read.
126. The Marriage Plot, by Jeffrey Eugenides
Centres around Madeleine Hanna, an English major in an on-again-off-again relationship with Leonard Morten (who may or may not be David Foster Wallace), much to the chagrin of Mitchell Grammaticus, who’s in love with fair Madeleine.
It received mixed reviews, but I had fun with it. I like lit crit, deconstructionist thought, and spiritual ambiguity. Continue reading »