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Anger by May Sarton (1982)

From the 1982 W.W. Norton edition:  In Anger, a novel by May Sarton, she turns once more to the exploration of the inner landscape of marriage. Here she is concerned with the differing attitudes  of men and women toward expressed emotion, the exploring in talk of hidden attitudes and fears as they are seen through the clash of two opposing temperaments.

Her protagonists are Ned Fraser, a Bostonian banker, and Anna Lindstrom, a half-Italian, half-Swedish singer on the brink of fame. Ned has been brought up to believe that allowing anger out should not be permitted and is unable to express love except to his dog, Fonzi. Read More→

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