"Another man would have made it an affair and nothing else. Another man would have been more ruthless, more cynical. The naked husband falls in love." Mark d'Arbanville has the 'perfect life': a successful writer, he is happily married with a teenage son. But when he falls in love with another woman, Mark's life unravels, exposing regret, estrangement and heartache. Yet as his marriage falls apart Mark still can't let go. Nor can his lover, Anna, who won't leave her husband. When Mark finally does make the break, the effect is catastrophic - his wife commits suicide. The circuit breaker comes when Mark finds his dead wife's journals, and in their pages discovers a man - himself - he can barely recognize. He is forced to take stock of who he is and how men and women live their lives. THE NAKED HUSBAND takes a candid look at the way men think, act and feel inside a relationship. Shocking, disturbing but impossible to put down, it's a novel for every woman who ever found the reality of sex and marriage so different to the fairytale, and wondered why. Journal Entry Even now I find it hard to read this. Any of it, really. It's like watching a train wreck in slow motion. I'd like to grab him by the collar and drag him out of there, sort him out, knock some sense into him. Too late now. It's done.
Used availability for Colin Falconer's The Naked Husband
January 2015 : USA Paperback
October 2012 : USA Paperback