The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

The novel revolves around the lives of the Lambert family, an old-fashioned midwestern couple and their three adult children. The parents, Alfred and Enid, are dealing with Alfred's Parkinson's disease and their own marital problems, while their children are each facing their own personal and professional crises. The narrative explores the themes of family dynamics, societal expectations, and the struggles of modern life. The story climaxes with the family's last Christmas together at their childhood home.

The 243rd greatest book of all time


Published
2001
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
576
Words
196,000
Original Language
English

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