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Jeffrey Eugenides

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A 'Marriage Plot' Full Of Intellectual Angst.

Jeffrey Eugenides' third novel, The Marriage Plot, charts the lives of three young adults as they finish college, fall in love and navigate the real world after graduating from Brown University in 1982. Eugenides, also a Brown alum, based some of the novel on his own experiences directly after college.


Novelist Jeffrey Eugenides

Novelist Jeffrey Eugenides is the author of the novel The Virgin Suicides which was made into a movie. His new novel, Middlesex, is about a contemporary hermaphrodite. Eugenides' fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Yale Review and Best American Short Stories. He currently lives in Berlin, Germany.


Novelist Jeffrey Eugenides.

Jeffrey Eugenides (“u-GEN-eh-dees”) is the author of “The Virgin Suicides” (paperback, Warner books) a gothic flavored novel about five sisters who kill themselves. The book is set in suburbia in the 1970s and is told in the voice of boys – now men – who were obsessed by them. The book was critically acclaimed when it was first published in 1993. It’s now the subject of a new movie.


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