Much male angst in tale of modern marital mores

FICTION: Adventures in Modern Marriage, By William Nicholson, Quercus, €18.60

22nd January, 2017
William Nicholson’s latest is a diverting but inconsequential read Pic: GETTY

What does it mean to be in a fulfilling relationship? Why do men and women stray? One might imagine a laptop-tapping Carrie Bradshaw musing over such questions from a perch in her Upper East Side townhouse.

William Nicholson’s latest Sussex-set novel inhabits quite a different universe to the glamorous Manhattan of Sex and the City, but its broad concerns are not dissimilar.

Adventures in Modern Marriage follows three interconnected families in the week...

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