A Good Divorce by John E. Keegan

By John E. Keegan

Small-town guy Cyrus Stapleton thinks he’s performed every little thing right—married early, fathered precocious teenagers, and partnered in his Seattle legislation firm—but his spouse, Jude, desires to get away. Cyrus is cozy in the midst of the pack yet she yearns for whatever extra. Envisioning Cyrus as the entire czars and dictators of the 19th century rolled right into a three-piece go well with and herself because the liberated visionary, Jude sheds her ring, then her married identify, and at last her bewildered husband.

Gripped through the helplessness and distortion of imaginative and prescient that accompany the meltdown of his marriage, Cyrus is bewildered. How did it ever come to this? Is it the fault of Jude’s Sunday-night women’s crew and its fiery chief, Lill Epstein, the ex-army feminist with silicone breasts? Does Jude have a brand new lover? How does an inexpensive guy behave within the face of his wife’s choice and her calls for for custody, alimony, and baby help? How can he salvage his dating together with his young children while he's relegated to twice-a-month fatherhood? And if those issues aren’t adequate, what's he to do whilst, opposite to his most sensible judgment, he turns into interested in none except Lill Epstein? looking for a fashion again to normalcy—through a men’s remedy workforce, the faulty information of his more youthful brother, and his youngsters (who start to act out in troubling methods in line with their mother’s new lifestyles choices)—the factor turns into the survival of his young ones, now not his personal piece of brain, and Cyrus is pressured to make tough and unforeseen choices.

An emotional curler coaster of a novel, A sturdy Divorce is propelled through unforeseen twists and turns, felony conflicts, suspicions either actual and imagined, and an honest man’s fight to discover a center flooring among cause and emotion whereas clinging to his deeply held values.

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