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Fates and Furies

ISBN 
9780099592532
Format 
Paperback
Recommended Price 
R215.00
Published 
August 2016
About the book: 
AMAZON.COM's 2015 BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, A FINALIST FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD, SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD. Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not its truths but its secrets. At age twenty-two, Lotto and Mathilde are tall, glamorous, madly in love and destined for greatness. A decade later, their marriage is still the envy of their friends, but behind closed doors things are even more complicated and remarkable than they have seemed.
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About the Author

Lauren Groff is the author of three New York Times bestselling novels – Fates and Furies  (named by Barack Obama as his favourite book of 2015), The Monsters of Templeton and Arcadia  – as well as the story collection Delicate Edible Birds . She graduated from Amherst College and has an MFA in fiction from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Groff’s fiction has won the Pushcart Prize and the PEN/O. Henry Award, among others, and has been shortlisted for the Orange Award for New Writers and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. In 2017, she was named one of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists. Her stories have appeared in publications including The New Yorker, the Atlantic,One Story and Ploughshares, and in several of the annual The Best New American Stories anthologies. She lives in Gainesville, Florida, with her husband and two sons.

Photo credit: © Lucy Schaeffer

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