08--Divorce:  Adult Novels, Poems & Fictional Stories

Alonso, Juan M.  Althea, the divorce of Adam and Eve:  a novel.  New York, NY:  Fiction Collective:  distributed by G.  Braziller, 1976.  363p.

Appollo, Annette.  The last one home:  a novel.  New York, NY:  HaperCollins, 1999. Thorndike, ME:  Thorndike Press, 1999.  A novel relating fictional friendship, the Catholic church, divorce & the right to die.  277p.

Baumbach, Jonathan.  Seven wives:  a romance.  Boulder, CO:  Fiction Collective Two, 1994.  A novel.  181p.

Bausch, Richard.  Rare & endangered species:  a novella & stories.  Boston:  Houghton Mifflin/Seymour Lawrence, 1994.  New York, NY:  Vintage Books, 1995.  257p.  Including “The natural effects of divorce.”

Béatrice.  Madeleine divorce.  Monte-Carlo:  Regain, 1970.  140p.

Berry, Lou.  Tomorrow.  Nashville, TN:  J. C. Winston Pub. Co., 1995.  145p.  Novel featuring afro-american woman & divorce.

Bright, Freda.  Parting shots.  Boston:  Little, Brown, 1993.  332p.  Thorndike, ME:  Thorndike Press, 1993.  564p.  Large print.  Fiction adult novel with divorce.

Byatt, Antonia Susan.  Babel Tower.  New York, NY:  Random House, 1996.  625p.  Cecil, Henry.  A woman named Anne.  Chicago, IL:  Academy Chicago, 1993.  216p.  New York, NY:  Harper & Row;  London:  Joseph, 1967.  198p.  Fiction novel of divorce in Great Britain.

Cammaerts, Émile.  The child of divorce:  a novel.  London:  H. Hamilton, 1938.  325p.

Caseley, Judith.  Priscilla twice.  New York, NY:  Greenwillow Books, 1995.

Chopin, Kate (1851-1904).  A pair of silk stockings and other stories.  Mineola, NY:  Dover Publications, 1996.  59p.  Including “Madame Célestin's divorce.”

Chopin, Kate (1851-1904).  The awakening, and selected stories of Kate Chopin.  Edited and with an introduction by Barbara H. Solomon.  New York, NY:  New American Library, 1976.  283p.  Including “Madame Celestin's divorce.”

Cole, Brock.  Celine.  New York, NY:  Farrar Straus Giroux, 1989.  216p.  Fiction on divorce & family problems.

Cox, Elizabeth.  The ragged way people fall out of love.  San Francisco:  North Point Press, 1991.  New York, NY:  HarperPerennial, 1992.  A novel.  203p.

Crispin, Edmund (1921-1978).  The long divorce.  Westport, CT:  Greenwood Press, 1970 (1st 1951).  237p.  Harmondsworth;  New York, NY:  Penguin Books, 1981.  190p.  (1st 1951, 223p.)   Reprint of the ed. published by Dodd, Mead, New York, NY:  in series:  Red badge detective.

Davis, J.  Uncle Sam's petition for a divorce:  A satirical poem.  Baltimore:  c.1838.  61p.

Deledda, Grazia (1871-1936).  After the divorce, a romance.  Translated from the Italian by Maria Hornor Lansdale.  New York, NY:  H. Holt, 1905.  341p.  Translated from the Italian by Susan Ashe;  with an introduction by Sheila Macleod.  London;  New York, NY:  Quartet Books, 1985.  174p.  Translated from the Italian by Susan Ashe.  Evanston, IL:  Northwestern University Press, 1995.  174p.

Delinsky, Barbara.  A woman's place:  a novel.  New York, NY:  HarperCollins, 1997.  358p.  Rockland, MA:  Wheeler Pub., 1997.  466p.  Large print.

Edwards, Nicholas.  Kazaam:  a novelization.  From the screenplay by Christian Ford and Roger Soffer;  and story by Paul M. Glaser.  New York, NY:  Scholastic c1996.  150p.  On fictional divorce, wishes, city and town life.

Forbidden fruit and other short stories.  Translated from the Newari language by Kesar Lall and Tej R. Kansakar.  Kathmandu, Nepal:  Ratna Pustak Bhandar, 1994.  58p.  Including “Divorce” by Lochan Ratna;  “Love” by Satya Mohan Joshi.

Frede, Richard.  The boy, the devil, and divorce.  New York, NY:  Pocket Books, 1992.  275p.

Frisby, Terence.  Outrageous fortune.  London:  First Thing Publications, 1998.  456p.  Fiction:  Divorce in England.

Gonzales, Ambrose Elliott.  The black border:  Gullah stories of the Carolina coast:  (with a glossary).  Columbia, SC:  The State Company, 1922.  348p.  Many stories, including several on divorce.

Greenspan, Louis.  Divorce a la carte.  (by Windsor Holmes, pseud.).  New York, NY:  Blackstone Publishing Co., c1936.  191p.

Grubbs, William Lindley.  Divorce pending.  San Antonio, TX:  Alamo Printing Company, c1933.  315p.  A novel.

Hughes, Mary Gray.  The empty lot:  a novel.  Chicago, IL:  Another Chicago Press, 1992.  212p.  Fiction on Texas family & divorce.

Hunt, Angela Elwell.  A forever friend.  Wheaton, IL:  Tyndale House, 1991.  164p.  A fictional novel of Christian friendship & divorce.

Jong, Erica.  How to save your own life:  a novel.  New York, NY:  Plume, 1995  (1st published:  New York, NY:  Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977).  247p.  Fictional novel with marriage & divorce.

Kyn, J. B. Yn-Yu, ed..  The tragedy of Ah Qui, and other modern Chinese stories.  London:  G. Routledge & Sons, 1930.  146p.  The golden dragon library.  Including stories on divorce.

Labiche, Eugène (1815-1888).  Three French farces.  Including Let's get a divorce!  by Victorien Sardou and Emile de Najac.  Translated and introduced by Frederick Davies. Harmondsworth, England:  Penguin, 1973.  288p.

Lu, Hsün (1881-1936).  Ah Q and others;  selected stories of Lusin.  Translated from the Chinese by Chi-chen Wang.  Westport, CT:  Greenwood Press, 1971 (1st 1941). 219p.  Including “The divorce.”

Lu, Hsün (1881-1936).  Selected stories of Lu Hsun.  Translated from the Chinese by Yang Hsien-yi and Gladys Yang.  New York, NY:  Norton, 1977.  255p.  Including “The divorce.”  Reprint of the 1972 ed. published by Foreign Languages Press, Peking.

Lu, Hsün (1881-1936).  Wandering.  Translated by Yang Xianyi and Gladys Yang.  Beijing, China:  Foreign Languages Press, 1981.  143p.  Stories, including “The divorce.”

Martin, Albert J.  One man, hurt.  New York, NY:  Macmillan, 1975.  278p.

Maupassant, Guy de (1850-1893).  The olive orchard, and other stories.  Edited by Ernest Boyd.  Translated by Storm Jameson.  Freeport, NY:  Books for Libraries Press 1971 (1st 1925.  248p.  Including “Divorce.”  Originally published as volume 14 of the Collected novels and stories of Guy de Maupassant.

Michaels, Fern.  Serendipity.  New York, NY:  Ballantine Books, 1994.  377p.  Thorndike, ME:  Thorndike Press, 1995.  636p.  Large print.  Domestic fictional love story with divorce.

Mickle, Shelley Fraser.  Replacing dad:  a novel.  Chapel Hill, NC:  Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1993.  246p.

Miller, Heather Ross.  A spiritual divorce and other stories.  Winston-Salem, NC:  J. F. Blair, 1974.  134p.  Including “A spiritual divorce.”

New York, NY:  Random House Large Print in association with Random House, 1996.  966p.  Large print.  Fiction on England, women & divorce.

O'Brien, Kate Cruise, & Mary Maher.  If only:  short stories of love and divorce by Irish women writers.  Dublin, Ireland:  Poolbeg, 1997.  314p.

Older, Fremont, Mrs. (1875-1968).  Love stories of old California.  Foreword by Gertrude Atherton.  Freeport, NY:  Books for Libraries Press, 1971.  306p.  Including “The First Lady's divorce.”  Others on history of California.

Osgood, Irene.  A blood-moon:  and other tales of divorce.  New York, NY:  Broadway Publishing Co., 1911.  207p.

Picón, Jacinto Octavio (1852-1923).  "Moral divorce" and other stories.  Translated from the Spanish by Robert M.  Fedorchek with Pedro S. Rivas Díaz;  introduction by Gonzalo Sobejano.  Lewisburg, PA:  Bucknell University Press;  London:  Associated University Presses, 1995.  219p.

Prager, Emily.  Clea & Zeus divorce.  New York, NY:  Vintage Books, 1987.  259p.

Propper, Milton M.  The divorce court murder.  New York and London:  Harper & brothers, 1934.   278p.

Pulitzer, Roxanne.  The prize Pulitzer.  With Kathleen Maxa.  New York, NY:  Villard Books, 1988.  241p.  Biography with divorce.

Queen, Ellery.  Ellery Queen's mystery parade;  19 stories from Ellery Queen's mystery magazine.  New York, NY:  New American Library, 1968.  307p.  Including “Divorce, New York style” by C. Woolrich.

Sahgal, Nayantara.  The day in shadow:  a novel.  Delhi, Vikas Publications; New York, NY:  Norton, 1971.  London:  London Magazine Editions, 1975.  236p.  Fictional allegories with regard to divorce & Hinduism.

See, Carolyn.  The rest is done with mirrors.  Boston, Little, Brown, 1970.  307p.  A novel.

Seebaluck, Bhisma Dev.  Thorns & roses:  a trilogy of love, marriage and divorce, Mauritian style.  Beau-Bassin, Mauritius:  B. D. Seebaluck, 1981.  90p.

Shane, Sylvan Myron Elliot.  The divorce:  a lawyer bashing epic.  Baltimore, MD:  Lowry & Volz, 1992.  316p.  A novel.

Singer, June Flaum.  Brilliant divorces.  New York, NY:  W.  Morrow, 1993.  544p.  Fictional adult novel with divorce.

Slonim, Marc, & Harvey Breit, eds.  This thing called love;  a collection of stories.  New York, NY:  New American Library, 1955.  143p.  Several stories, including some on marriage & divorce.

Stratton, Lilyan.  Reno:  a book of short stories and information.  Newark:  Colyer Printing Company, c1921.  Reno, Nevada, social life, romance & divorce laws.

Stroud, Joseph.  Below Cold Mountain:  [poems].  Port Townsend, WA:  Copper Canyon Press, 1998.  115p.  Many poems including “Lost,” “Love in the classical world,” “What she told me in Orland, California,” “Love's more difficult translation,” “The song of divorce,” “Homage to life” & “Grief.”

Swinnerton, Frank.  The Grace divorce.  London:  Hutchinson;  Garden City, NY:  Doubleday, 1960.  288p.

Taylor, Harry H.  The divorce sonnets.  Baton Rouge:  Louisiana State University Press, 1984.  A novel.  296p.

Trivas, Stephanie White.  Bittimar Shimley's new home.  Baltimore, MD:  Gateway Press, 1992.  Fiction novel including divorce.

Ufomata, Titilayo.  Voices from the marketplace:  short stories.  Ibadan, Nigeria:  Kraft Books, 1998.  72p.  Including “Divorce by post” & “A wife of gold.”

Weldon, Fay.  Splitting:  a novel.  New York, NY:  Atlantic Monthly Press, 1995.  246p.

Whitney, Polly.  Until death.  New York, NY:  St.  Martin's Press, 1994.  309p.  Detective series, divorce as background.

Whitney, Polly.  Until it hurts.  New York, NY:  St.  Martin's Press, 1997.  288p.  A detective novel featuring divorce as a sub-theme.

Willson, Thomas Edgar.  It is the law.  A story of marriage and divorce in New York.  New York, Chicago, Belford:  Clarke & Company, c1887.  218p.

Wilson, Barbara Foley.  Remarriages and subsequent divorces, United States.  Hyattsville, MD:  U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services,Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Center for Health Statistics, 1989.  34p.

Wilson, Thomas Edgar.  Luck and love and Tales of marriage and divorce.  New York, NY:  J. S. Ogilvie, 1888.  154p.