Summary of Fates and Furies: by Lauren Groff Includes Analysis

Summary of Fates and Furies: by Lauren Groff Includes Analysis

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Summary of Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff | Includes Analysis

 

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A finalist for the 2015 National Book Award, Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff tells the story of Lancelot and Mathilde Satterwhite, a married couple. The first section of the book is told mostly from the perspective of Lancelot, or Lotto as he’s known to friends and family, a privileged actor-turned-playwright. The second section is told from the perspective of Mathilde, Lotto’s beautiful, devoted, yet emotionally damaged wife. Gradually, the novel unfolds their separate histories and reveals their secrets. After tragedy strikes their marriage, Mathilde channels the fury that has been building into vengeance and finally comes to accept her fate.

The first section, “Fates,” opens with Lotto and Mathilde’s elopement in 1990. The two 22-year-olds, who had met just two weeks earlier, make love passionately on a beach in Maine. When Lotto kisses her and calls her his, Mathilde resists. “Nobody belongs to anybody,” she says…

 

 

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945048432
Publisher: Instaread, Inc
Publication date: 05/05/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 34
Sales rank: 919,023
File size: 276 KB

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