I was really excited to read this book, and it is fantastic—but it’s not the greatest for our literary wives discussion.
The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness; published 2013 by Canongate Books
One night middle-aged George Duncan hears a heartrending keening in his backyard and finds a crane with an arrow piercing its wing. He helps the crane, and the next day a beautiful woman named Kumiko walks into his little print shop. George’s hobby is making book cuttings, and he soon discovers that he and Kumiko have that in common. Her creations are fierce, but she insists that his cuttings complete the picture. They start dating and making cuttings together. Soon George is hopelessly in love.Continue Reading