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Acclaimed author, playwright, poet, and essayist Warren Adler is best known for The War of the Roses, his masterpiece fictionalization of a macabre divorce that was adapted into the iconic dark comedy that starred Michael Douglas, Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito. Following the success of his The War of the Roses, Adler went on to option and sell film rights to more than a dozen of his novels and short stories to Hollywood and major television networks. Random Hearts, The Sunset Gang, Private Lies, Funny Boys, Madeline’s Miracles, Trans-Siberian Express and his Fiona Fitzgerald mystery series are only a few titles that have forever left Adler’s mark on contemporary American authorship from page to stage to screen.

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Average rating: 3.20 · 932 ratings · 201 reviews · 60 distinct works · Similar authors
The War of the Roses
3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 276 ratings — published 1981 — 20 editions
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Random Hearts
3.23 of 5 stars 3.23 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 1984 — 11 editions
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American Quartet (Fiona Fit...
3.03 of 5 stars 3.03 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1981 — 12 editions
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The Serpent's Bite
3.18 of 5 stars 3.18 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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3.52 of 5 stars 3.52 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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