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Patience The Story Of A Proper Girl Improperly In Love As It Was Subtitled When It Came Out In America, The Year After It Was Published In England , Patience Is About The Eponymous Heroine, 28 Year Old Patience Gathorne Galley Who Has Three Small Daughters And Is, She Thinks, Newly Pregnant In The First Chapter Her Brother, A Devout Catholic Whereas Patience Is A Rather Unthinking Catholic, Nevertheless She Undeniably Is One Comes To Tea To Tell Her That Her Husband Edward Is Being Unfaithful Patience, Who Is Perfectly Happy With Her Husband, Her Children And Her St John S Wood Life, Is Not Too Upset, In Fact She Is Curious Than Anything Else Because A Her Husband Had Never Seemed Inattentive, On The Contrary, B She Is Mystified At The Thought Of Another Woman Going To Bed With Edward Out Of Choice.Fortuitously For This Is A Caper, A Farce, A Satire, Something Unreal Which Is Why Coincidence Is Allowable Patience Meets Philip And Upon Going Back With Him To His Room In Regent S Park Realises That Through Seven Years Of Marriage She Has Never Understood The Meaning Of Married Love, Has Never Had A Moment Of Sexual Pleasure, Has Been Cheated By Her Husband Of True Happiness This Is What Tribune Magazine Told Its Readers, Assuring Them That There Was No Melodrama Or Pornography Here Patience Is A Truly Delightful, Idyllic Story Of A Simple Soul S Discovery Of The Beauties Of Sexual Love And Her Attempts To Reconcile It With Her Mild Catholicism And Her Ardent Maternal Love.


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10 thoughts on “Patience

  1. says:

    Then who wants you tenderly I don t know Whom you talk to, whom you love, whom you laugh with Who gossips and quarrels and teases and laughs Who satisfies you All those things The daily loving comfort of it all What an intriguing little book Under the guise of a comedy, John Coates gives us a thought provoking novel dealing with the concept of marriage from both the male and female perspec


  2. says:

    Patience 28 years old, and already the mother of three daughters is an obedient and submissive wife in the upper middle English style She defers to her husband Edward and Nanny, and has a generalised well being due mostly to her own beauty and wealth, her happiness in her small children and an ability to take pleasure in small things She rarely has a serious or analytical thought, and isor less wa


  3. says:

    Patience is described by Persephone books as being a sophisticated and delightful novel it is also a gentle little comedy I m not sure I would use the word sophisticated myself but I do think there is a surprising sharpness to this novel which lies submerged beneath the gentle humour.patience2Patience Gathorne Galley is a perfect dutiful 1950 s wife, except for the fact she has only managed to produced th


  4. says:

    The subtitle is A Proper Girl Improperly in Love so I obviously loved this.


  5. says:

    Not chic lit When you fall in love, seven years into marriage and three babies later, what to do when the person you love is not your husband


  6. says:

    I was intrigued by this book The summer before last, when I heard Nicola Beauman speak at my library, she mentioned that she was delighted she had found a comedy that would bring something new, something that she felt was missing from the Persephone list It was too early for her to share any of the details, but I m quite sure that this is it.It s the story of 28 year old Patience Gathorne Galley She s a good Catholic girl, indep


  7. says:

    I really enjoyed this light hearted and funny story of a naive wife and mother who discovers that her husband is having an affair, but doesn t mind because it gives her the chance to explore an awakening of her own.I don t think it s meant to be realistic Everything s fa...


  8. says:

    What a powerful indictment of religion s singular ability to impede us from being fully human, from experiencing our freedom and the joy of incarnation The protagonist, Patience, is surprised by her sudden ability to experience human love in an otherwise comfortable but passionless life She deems its pursuit to be worth the possible scorn of family and friends She is fortunate to have a sister who had provided a model for self realization and t


  9. says:

    I felt I had wasted a week of reading time when I finally struggled to the end The author fills the pages with angst that is unpersuasive, and a timeline that is wildly compressed from reality.


  10. says:

    Another book on adultery This time yet again from, The Novel Cure Reading Project This time a book which probably very few people would have heard of, called, Patience by John Coates I could not wait to get my hands on it and when I did, I waited I tend to do that sometimes I wait Till I am ready for the book Or rather the book is ready for me Patience was ready for me this month and I jumped right into it Patience is about Patience she is the protagonist, who


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