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Description - Olympus, Texas by Stacey Swann

'The most wildly entertaining novel I've read in a long time'

Richard Russo, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

When March Briscoe returns to East Texas two years after he was caught having an affair with his brother's wife, the Briscoe family becomes once again the talk of the small town of Olympus. His mother, June, hardly welcomes him back with open arms. Her husband's own past affairs have made her tired of being the long-suffering spouse. Is it, perhaps, time for a change?

But within days of March's arrival, someone is dead, marriages are upended, and even the strongest of alliances are shattered. In the end, the ties that hold them together might be exactly what drag them all down.

An expansive tour de force, Olympus, Texas combines the archetypes of Greek and Roman mythology with the psychological complexity of a messy family. After all, at some point, we all wonder: what good is this destructive force we call love?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781474612432
Format: Paperback / softback
(232mm x 154mm x 28mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 4-May-2021
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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