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May We Borrow Your Husband? & Other Comedies of the Sexual Life (20th-Century Classics) Affairs, Obsessions, Grand Passions And Tiny Ardours Are Illuminated In This Collection Of 12 Wryly Humorous Tales Of Love Whether Depicting The Innocence And Corruption Of A Honeymoon Couple Or The Frustration Of Missed Sexual Opportunities, The Stories Expose A Range Of Human Frailties.

  • Paperback
  • 144 pages
  • May We Borrow Your Husband? & Other Comedies of the Sexual Life (20th-Century Classics)
  • Graham Greene
  • English
  • 25 June 2017
  • 0140185372

About the Author: Graham Greene

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10 thoughts on “May We Borrow Your Husband? & Other Comedies of the Sexual Life (20th-Century Classics)

  1. says:

    What is cowardice in the young is wisdom in the old, but all the same one can be ashamed of wisdom.4.5 stars This was a necessary return If I felt younger at present, this collection would ve spared me its wrench Who are my favorites any, aside from Dylan As to authors, my grasp remains firm around Balzac and Grass Greene speaks to the faded but civilized self that keeps buggering along These are stories of nostalgia and regret The hapless find destiny and mumble as it passes them by What is cowardice in the young is wisdom in the old, but all the same one can be ashamed of wisdom.4.5 st...

  2. says:

    Really 2 and a half stars Although most of the stories were well written, many had such nasty characters that I really did not enjoy reading them The only story I truly liked was Cheap in August.

  3. says:

    Damn Goodreads bugged and now I have to re write my review I don t really feel like it, and besides, the inspiration s gone Anyway, below is the gist of what the original review said A good collection of stories, a quick read, and a pleasant way to spend an afternoon.Highlights include read my favourites of the bunch are The title story, May We Borrow Your Husbandwhich is written very much the way W Somerset Maugham wrote his short stories I had to keep reminding ...

  4. says:

    This book is one of my favorites because it contains the most beautiful love story I ever read Two Gentle People Has many other great stories as well.

  5. says:

    Graham Greene gets a bad rap among those who haven t actually read many of his books, as he tends to be viewed as an author of thrillers the Robert Ludlum of his day, perhaps But every time I read one of his books, I re realize how unfair this is Sure, he can write a good thriller, but he was also an amazing literary author May We Borrow Your Husband Other Comedies of the Sexual Life is a great compilation of short stories about relationships, mostly gone horribly, horribly wrong Cons Graham Greene gets a bad rap among those who haven t actually read many of his books, as he tends to be...

  6. says:

    Hard to rate short story collections, specially when they are all from one author You have to find a middle ground The middle ground here is between 3 and 4 stars 3 and a half stars It was my first Greene experience and proved that he surely knows how to tell a story and make you enjoy and think Despite the title it s not very sexual with today s standards In some points it reminded me of some scenes from Woody Allen s movies, no surprise if it s been an inspiration to Allen Stories are Hard to rate short story collections, specially when they are all from one author You have to find a middle ground The middle ground here is between 3 and 4 stars 3 and a half stars It was my first Greene experience and proved that he surely knows how to tell a story and make you enjoy and think Despite the title it s not very sexual with today s standards In some points it reminded me of some scenes from Woody Allen s movies, no surprise if it s been ...

  7. says:

    One call tell a great writer from the short stories Graham Greene is a great writer and this is a very good collection of stories about human relations In the opener, Greene introduces us to a very devious fairy couple interior designers who seduce a newly wed man from his wife In the funniest story we can have a glimpse at the very strange goings on among the burgers in a provincial German town Overall these stories remind me of Roald Dahl s My Uncle Oswald However, Greene is muchs One call tell a great writer from the short stories Graham Greene is a great writer and this is a very good collection of stories about human relations In the opener, Greene introduces us to a very devious fairy ...

  8. says:

    It sounds na ve, but I think Graham Greene really was never as good with the comedic as he was with the bitter and bizarre The stories in this collection are okay, but in a lot of them o was confused by what tone he was going for is Dr Crombie meant as a comic elaboration on the cliche masturbation causes insert disease of choice , or a glance back at the past when lung cancer was only on the periphery of medical paranoia, or some simple coming of age set against a portrait of a fallen m It sounds na ve, but I think Graham Greene really was never as good with the comedic as he was with the bitter and bizarre The stories in this collection are okay, but in a lot of them o was...

  9. says:

    I generally enjoy Graham Greene s novels, although it normally takes a few chapters for me to warm up to them In this case, a collection of unrelated short stories, I never had the chance to do that Some of the stories ...

  10. says:

    Graham Greene s collection of 12 stories, published in 1967, has the seductive title May We Borrow Your Husband And Other Comedies of the Sexual Life The stories skillfully combine comedy, tragedy, and wry observation Although most of these Graham s stories are character driven, he does offer readers detailed and telling descriptions of the locales Many of the stories take place on or near the Mediterranean The title story, which is about sexual machinations of a gay couple trying to sed Graham Greene s collection of 12 stories, published in 1967, has the seductive title May We Borrow Your Husband And Other Comedies of the Sexual Life The stories skillfully combine comedy, tragedy, and wry observation Although most of these Graham s stories are character driven, he does offer readers detailed and telling descriptions of the locales Many of the stories take place on or near the Mediterranean The title story, which is a...

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