Games To Play After Dark by Sarah Gardner Borden
(Vintage Contemporaries Original)

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When Kate and Colin meet at a party in Manhattan their connection is electric. They marry quickly, moving to the suburbs, and in the light of day they seem like any young couple, but the games they play after dark are far from routine.

 




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About Sarah Gardner Borden

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Sarah Gardner Borden holds an MFA from the Warren Wilson Program for Writers. Her fiction and non-fiction have appeared in a variety of journals, including Open City, Willow Springs, the Chicago Reader, Other Voices, Literary Mama, and the New Haven Review. She lives in Brooklyn.
 
Published May 3, 2011 by Vintage. 338 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Told from Kate’s perspective—mostly while she’s in her 20s and 30s but also her early teens—the book moves from her lust-at-first-sight drunken meeting with Colin right into their wedding.

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New York Journal of Books

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Although Sarah Gardner Borden’s compelling debut, Games to Play After Dark, has drawn reasonable comparisons to Richard Yates’ Revolutionary Road, it might be more constructive to read the book as a contemporary update of Kate Chopin’s 1899 classic, The Awakening.As with Chopin’s novel, Games to ...

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Anything less will hurt him … Anything less will betray them both.” Certainly he betrays her faith in him, and while Colin does not, she is conditioned nonetheless to understand that he, too, needs her to defer to him - for his sake, but for hers too.

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Newcity Lit

Kate Allison is a recent college graduate when she meets her husband-to-be Colin.

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