Faithful are the Wounds

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1997 - Fiction - 281 pages
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Set in the academic world of Harvard and Cambridge, this acclaimed novel dramatizes the plight of the embattled American liberal in the 1950s. Its central character is Edward Cavan, a brilliant English professor, who commits suicide. His death sets off a shock wave among Cavan's friends--and changes things for some of them forever.

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This book sucks there are so many characters and they are called by both their first and last names I had to make a chart just to keep up. I too had to read this for a college course and I will never intentionality read anything of May Sarton's again. Oh and the ending if you can call it that is horrific it just randomly stops.  

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May Sarton (1912-1995) was an acclaimed poet, novelist, and memoirist.

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