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