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The Customs of the Country
Date of Review: 
Feb.02.1997
Reviewer: 
Malcolm Bradbury
Source: 
The New York Times

Le Divorce … reminds us that even in our own day it remains, as Henry James said, a complex fate to be an American; that one of the difficulties Americanism still entails is taking up a superstitious valuation of Europe; and that it’s just as hard as ever to be truly cosmopolitan.