My Wife's Affair available in paperback — April 2011!
If you live in the New York area, Nancy would be happy to join your book club in a discussion of My Wife's Affair.
Why do you think the novel is narrated by Peter? More often we hear the point of view of a wife who has
Is Peter a reliable narrator? Is it possible that he could be? How would the novel be different if told from
Were you familiar with Dora Jordan before you read this book? Were you surprised by her story? What
Georgie fights for the play to conclude with Dora onstage, in front of an audience, rather than with the
Are Georgie and what she did sympathetic? Why or why not? Does her affair with Piers make her a bad mother?
Forgiveness is a big theme in the novel. Should Georgie have been able to forgive Peter for what he did?
What is your opinion of Piers?
Do marriages break up solely because of infidelity, or are there other, underlying reasons?
While contemplating his wife's triumph as an actress, Peter says, "The strangers in us [are] always meeting
How do Georgie's and Peter's professions influence their behavior?
What are the tensions between Georgie's life as an actress and her role as a mother? Do most women