Autopsy of a Boring Wife

byMarie-Renée LavoieTranslated byArielle Aaronson

March 12, 2019|
Autopsy of a Boring Wife by Marie-Renée Lavoie
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Like a Québécois Bridget Jones’s Diary, Autopsy of a Boring Wife tells the hysterically funny and ultimately touching tale of forty-eight-year-old Diane, a woman whose husband is having an affair because, he says, she bores him.

Diane takes the change to heart and undertakes an often ribald, highly entertaining journey to restore trust in herself--and others--that offers an astute commentary on women and girls, gender differences, and the curious institution of twenty-first century marriage. All the details are up for scrutiny in this brisk, yet tender story of a path to recovery. Autopsy of a Boring Wife is a wonderfully fresh novel of the pitfalls of an apparently “boring” life that could be any of ours.

Marie-Renée Lavoie''s debut novel, La petite et le vieux, won Quebec''s Archambault Prize and Radio-Canada''s "Battle of the Books." She currently teaches literature at Maisonneuve College in Montreal.ARIELLE AARONSON left her native New Jersey in 2007 to pursue a diploma in Translation Studies at Concordia University in Montreal. She ...
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Title:Autopsy of a Boring Wife
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:280 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:280 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.8 in
Published:March 12, 2019
Publisher:House Of Anansi Press Inc
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781487004613

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