A Spy In The House Of Love by Anaïs Nin

Set in the bohemian high society of 1950s New York, the novel follows the life of Sabina, a woman trapped in a loveless marriage who seeks fulfillment and identity through a series of passionate love affairs. As she navigates the complexities of love and sexuality, Sabina struggles with her own self-deception and the societal expectations that confine her. The story is a psychological exploration of a woman's quest for self-discovery and liberation.

The 6196th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 63

Since this book was first published in 1954, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 63.0.

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