Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Fates and Furies is a 2015 novel by American author Lauren Groff. It is Groff's third novel and fourth book. The book takes place in New York and examines how the different people in a relationship can have disparate views on the relationship. It has drawn comparisons to the novel Gone Girl based on its themes, structure, and the dominance of the woman in the key relationship of the plot. Positive reviews called it "masterful" and negative reviews focused on moments of implausibility in the novel's second half. The novel is influenced by Greek Mythology as deities and vengeance are themes throughout. Fates and Furies was nominated for a National Book Award. The book received extensive press attention.