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Saturday, December 01, 2012

Cheatin’ hearts: On our enduring love of adultery in fiction

If there is one thing we should learn from its omnipresence in literature, it’s that cheating is as common as muck. We can fear it (and what happily monogamous person doesn’t?), but we might as well accept it – or at the very least try to understand how it works. Thankfully, we can do this by reading great works of fiction, which might save us the trouble of having to throw ourselves under a train when, invariably, it all goes wrong.
Read more at The Globe and Mail

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