The Jeffrey Eugenides Three-Book Collection: The Virgin Suicides, Middlesex, The Marriage Plot

The Jeffrey Eugenides Three-Book Collection: The Virgin Suicides, Middlesex, The Marriage Plot

Jeffrey Eugenides

‘The Virgin Suicides’ – Five doomed sisters and the boys who loved them from afar. A hauntingly evocative tale that became a cult hit film by Sofia Coppola.

‘Middlesex’ – Calliope Stephanides: beloved daughter, son, enigma, and the deeply human narrator of this soaring epic.

‘The Marriage Plot’ – Three flawed individuals searching for different versions of the same ideal; three separate lives drawn irrevocably together.

Illuminating and exquisitely written, in these three novels Eugenides explores the imperfections and vagaries of the human heart with unparalleled wit and insight: essential reading for any lover of great fiction.

Reviews of The Jeffrey Eugenides Three-Book Collection: The Virgin Suicides, Middlesex, The Marriage Plot

    • ‘Eugenides is a big and a big-hearted talent’ Jonathan Franzen
    • ‘Eugenides is blessed with the storyteller’s most magical gift, the ability to transform the mundane into the extraordinary’ New York Times
    • From the reviews of ‘The Virgin Suicides’:
    • ‘One of the finest novels in many years – a ‘Catcher in the Rye’ for our time’ Observer
    • From the reviews of ‘Middlesex’:
    • ‘Superb … a warm and beautifully written novel that illuminates part of the human soul’ Sunday Times
    • From the reviews of ‘The Marriage Plot’:
    • ‘With breathtaking insight, Eugenides teases out the emotional truths at work here. This is a complete and complex work … this is a book about how to find somebody to love and be loved by’ The Times