Fates and Furies

Fates and Furies

Downloadable Audiobook - 2015
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The first half of the novel is told from the viewpoint of the magnetic Lancelot "Lotto" Satterwhite, whose pleasant childhood ends when his wealthy father dies, leaving him and his younger sister in the hands of their unbalanced mother, Antoinette. After a tortured adolescence spent at a boarding school, Lotto blossoms in college, becoming an acclaimed actor and an eminent womanizer—until he meets the mysterious loner, Mathilde. After the two marry impulsively, Antoinette cuts off Lotto from his inheritance, but he eventually finds fame as a playwright with Mathilde by his side. In the book's second half, we see events from Mathilde's perspective. While in the first section she seems quietly supportive, her character is revealed to have a dark undercurrent of cold calculation, and readers will question everything that has come before.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Audio, 2015
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781101923856
Branch Call Number: eAudio
Characteristics: 1 online resource (11 audio files) : digital
Additional Contributors: Damron, Will

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kafkakat
Aug 07, 2017

The second half, the furies part is the best part of the book....first half is slow, repetitive and a bit dull but the second half pulls it all together and is quite surprising in its cunning manipulation....

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RoeDillon
Sep 27, 2016

Strange - I got half way through and did not like this at all. Major waste of time - did not understand the point

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