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The Loving Couple

3.77  ·  Rating Details ·  13 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 56-10793
Hardcover, 269 pages
Published 1956 by Thomas Y. Cromwell Co.
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V. Briceland
Oct 09, 2012 V. Briceland rated it really liked it
The Loving Couple is the third of four novels by Patrick Dennis (Edward Everett Tanner III) written under the pseudonym of Virginia Rowans. Upon its publication, it became a bestseller at the same time as Dennis’ Auntie Mame and Guestward Ho!, making Patrick Dennis the first author ever to have three books simultaneously on the bestseller list.

The Loving Couple—which contrary to the title, is about the disintegration of the marriage between a young suburban couple—is written as two separate nove
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Ken
Aug 10, 2012 Ken rated it really liked it
Being a modest gay man possessing flawless literary tastes, I adore anything written by the late Patrick Dennis. This early novel of his written under the pseudonym of Virginia Rowans details an argument by a young married couple. The events of the entire book takes place in the space of one exceedingly long day.

I like to think I’m fairly well read but I have to be honest and tell you that no book has ever sent me running to my dictionary so often to look up the definitions of words as much as
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Ffiamma
Sep 09, 2013 Ffiamma rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: americana
il racconto di una giornata (iniziata con un clamoroso litigio) raccontata da john e mary, giovane coppia benestante e residente in un lussuoso sobborgo di new york, in due storie staccate. divertente, frivolo- ma meno di quel che sembra, spietato, a tratti cattivo. con zuccheroso (e doverosissimo) happy ending.
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