The Equations of Love (New Canadian Library)

The Equations of Love (New Canadian Library)

within the novellas that make up The Equations of Love, Ethel Wilson describes traditional humans in perilous conditions with notable perception and compassion. “Tuesday and Wednesday” reconstructs the occasions of 2 days within the lifetime of Mort and Myrtle Johnson, whose uninspired marriage is unusually reworked via the tragic intervention of destiny. “Lilly’s tale” is the learn of a girl who, retaining her daughter, invents a brand new identification for herself, purely to reside as a fugitive from her personal happiness.

Fist released in 1952, those intuitive and richly ironic tales demonstrate the unstated longings and extraordinary explanations that stability the equations of love.

From the Paperback edition.

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