Adieu: The Eternal Verity
by Michael Gilbert (Goodreads Author)
"It began as a struggle. All great love affairs do." So begins James London's retelling of the romance that cost him his sanity. James's narrative starts when he spies Joey Silverton in a dingy campus bar. The attraction is immediate. James is a literature teacher who desires to be an artist while Joey is an art major who desires some stability in her otherwise spontaneous...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published January 18th 2012 by Sisyphus's Joy
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I won this as part of the goodreads giveaways. I loved this book. This story ripped my heart out and I loved it. The only issue I had with this book was the quantity of times the main characters had sex. I have nothing against sex, but after every kiss in this book you knew that sex was going to follow within the next page and a half. He doesn't go into details though, so the book doesn't feel pornographic in any way. I would recommend this book to almost everyone, definitely one of my favorites...more
So far this book has been a waste of time. I keep thinking it will get better, but basically, all I see is a 30 something English teacher, meets a 20 something college art student. He's immediately attracted to her, but waffles back and forth with trust issues and being "in love". He finally decides he's "in love" but every time you turn around, something sets him off and he's not sure he can trust her. If she doesn't answer his calls/texts, he things she's fooling around with someone else. If h...more
Michael Gilbert attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Indiana State University as a student-athlete. Since graduation, he has taught high school psychology and sociology in Indiana. Michael holds a graduate degree in philosophy from the University of Illinois at Springfield. He is the author of Adieu: The Eternal Verity, Sisyphus's Joy: Revised Edition, Modern Happiness, and...moreMore about Michael Gilbert...