The Marriage Plot is a 2011 novel by American writer Jeffrey Eugenides. The novel was well received by many critics, and it was featured on some year-end best of 2011 lists. The story concerns three college friends from Brown University—Madeleine, Leonard, and Mitchell—beginning in their senior year, 1982, and middlesex jeffrey eugenides pdf free download them during their first year post-graduation.
Eugenides began the novel after the publication of his novel Middlesex. Middlesex, taking place over a year or several years, rather than 70. Certain aspects of the novel are autobiographical. Mitchell, like Eugenides, is Greek, was raised in Detroit, carried a briefcase in college, and traveled to India after his graduation. Eugenides has said that certain traits of Madeleine and Leonard are also drawn from his experience and personality.
There is some debate as to whether the character Leonard is based on the author David Foster Wallace. The Guardian, Salon, NPR, and The Washington Post considered the novel to be one of the best books of 2011. It also received the 2011 Salon Book Award for Fiction and was featured on the Library Journal Best Books of the Year list. As noted above, the novel was generally well received by critics. Deresiewicz wrote, “‘The Marriage Plot’ is a new departureintimate in tone and scale.
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It’s about what Eugenides’s books are always about, no matter how they differ: the drama of coming of age. It possesses the texture and pain of lived experience. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011. There’s a David Foster Wallace Character in Jeffrey Eugenides’ New Novel”. Laura Miller “The best fiction of 2011”, “The best nonfiction of 2011” – Salon, December 8, 2011. William Deresiewicz, “Jeffrey Eugenides on Liberal Arts Graduates in Love,” The New York Times Book Review, October 16, 2011.