The Paper Lovers by Gerard Woodward (author)

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Admittedly, there are moments where The Paper Lovers teeters close to chronicling the self-inflicted first-world problems of the middle classes. But the way in which Woodward navigates these choppy waters is engrossing, if not always evenly handled.
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Published May 31, 2018 by Picador.
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Reviewed by Ben East on Jul 08 2018

Admittedly, there are moments where The Paper Lovers teeters close to chronicling the self-inflicted first-world problems of the middle classes. But the way in which Woodward navigates these choppy waters is engrossing, if not always evenly handled.

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Reviewed by Alfred Hickling on Jun 13 2018

As a confirmed nonbeliever, Polly is ultimately more appalled by her husband’s faith than his infidelity. Woodward has crafted a subtle allegory of obsession and redemption in which the mysteries of paper-making closely resemble the Christian sacrament itself.

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