Indiscretion

Indiscretion

Audiobook CD - 2013
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The idyllic lives of a wealthy and glamorous husband and wife are upended when they meet an impressionable and ambitious young woman.
Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., p2013.
ISBN: 9781470844257
1470844257
Branch Call Number: DUBOW C
Characteristics: 10 sound discs (12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Petkoff, Robert

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mzch
Oct 12, 2013

If you can imagine Don Draper from "Mad Men" meeting Mirabelle from Steve Martin's "Shopgirl," you can safely move on to the next book on your list. There are a lot of positive reviews of "Indiscretion" on Good Reads, but this is basically twelve hours of digging into other people's bad choices with a few utterly random things thrown in. You spend the first few hours waiting to see how the affair begins, and the rest of the book describes the aftermath. It would be interesting to know what inspired Dubow to write this and what his intentions were. It's not even clear why the narrator, Walter, is telling this tale. He's certainly an interesting choice of narrator--since he's been in love with the adulterer's wife Madeline for years, his take on the affair is something like "Claire was selfish and amoral, Harry was stupid." In a way, this is a refreshing break from books that glorify adultery or portray love as an irresistible force, but I certainly did not feel refreshed during any of its telling.

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nitetraino
Jul 08, 2013

While this story is mostly interesting, the disappointing conclusion leaves an unsatisfactory taste that derails this novel. 4 of 10 stars

JCLHunterSt May 28, 2013

I really enjoyed this book. This book sucked me in right from the start. How many books are there about infidelity of unfaithful partners? Probably more than I can count. Why is Indiscretion different? I can't quite put my finger on it but I feel like it had something to do with the constant niggling in the back of my mind that something was going to go drastically wrong? Did something else happen you ask? Well, yes, but you're going to have to read this book to find out.

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JCLHunterSt Jun 23, 2013

Never more then two, I told her once. I repeat an old joke about why martinis are like a women's breasts; one is never enough and three are too many.

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