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List of best books about adultery, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on cheating are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched adultery bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about cheating and adultery. If you're looking for a list of top books on adultery then you're in the right place.

A list made up of books like Wifey and Playing away. You should be able to answer the question, "What are the best books about adultery?" after checking out this list.

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James Patterson and Anton Chekhov are among the authors who have written books about Adultery in their lifetime.

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Peyton Amberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Tama Janowitz

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Anna Karenina is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Leo Tolstoy Anna Karenina is a novel by the Russian writer Leo Tolstoy, published in serial installments from 1873 to 1877 in the periodical The Russian Messenger. Tolstoy clashed with editor Mikhail Katkov ...more

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The Scarlet Letter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Nathaniel Hawthorne The Scarlet Letter is an 1850 romantic work of fiction in a historical setting, written by Nathaniel Hawthorne, and is considered to be his magnum opus. Set in 17th-century Puritan Boston, ...more

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Season of Betrayal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Margaret Lowrie Robertson Season of Betrayal is a book by Margaret Lowrie Robertson.

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Couples is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
John Updike Couples is a 1968 novel by American author John Updike.

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Madame Bovary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Gustave Flaubert Madame Bovary is the French writer Gustave Flaubert's debut novel. The story focuses on a doctor's wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means in order to escape the ...more

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The little women is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Katharine Weber

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The Quickie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
James Patterson This James Patterson Bibliography contains the list of books written and published by James Patterson. The list below are arranged by publication dates from the earliest to the latest/upcoming ...more

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Wifey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Judy Blume Wifey is a 1978 American novel by Judy Blume.

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Shipwreck is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Louis Begley

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Marrying the mistress is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Joanna Trollope

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Jude the Obscure is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Thomas Hardy Jude the Obscure, the last completed of Thomas Hardy's novels, began as a magazine serial in December 1894 and was first published in book form in 1895. Its protagonist, Jude Fawley, is a ...more

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Bornholm Night-ferry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Aidan Higgins

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John Thomas and Lady Jane is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
D. H. Lawrence John Thomas and Lady Jane is a novel written by D. H. Lawrence, and published in 1927. The novel is an alternative version of the story that was told in the once controversial novel Lady ...more

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Life Force is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Fay Weldon

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Genevieve is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Eric Jerome Dickey Genevieve is a novel by Eric Jerome Dickey.

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Moth Smoke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Mohsin Hamid Moth Smoke is a novel written by Mohsin Hamid, published in 2000. It tells the story of Darashikoh Shezad, a banker in Lahore, Pakistan, who loses his job, falls in love with his best friend's ...more

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The Great Man is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Kate Christensen The Great Man: A Novel is a 2007 novel by American author Kate Christensen. It won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, beating nearly 350 other submissions and earning Christensen the ...more

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Me and the fat man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Julie Myerson

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The scarlet letters is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Louis Auchincloss

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The Physics of Sunset is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Jane Vandenburgh The Physics of Sunset is a book by Jane Vandenburgh.

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The awakening, and other stori... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books About Adultery

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Playing away is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Adele Parks

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Little Children is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Tom Perrotta Little Children is a 2004 novel by American author Tom Perrotta that interweaves the darkly comedic stories of seven main characters, all of whom live in the same suburban Boston neighborhood ...more

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Never satisfied is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Michael Baisden

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Never kiss and tell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Tracie Howard

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A Child's Book of True Crime is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Chloe Hooper A Child's Book of True Crime is a book by Chloe Hooper.

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The Photograph is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Penelope Lively 2003 novel by Penelope Lively.

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Lying is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Wendy Perriam

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Strangers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Rosie Thomas

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Temptation is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Dermot Bolger

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Sin No More is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Kimberla Lawson Roby

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The Postman Always Rings Twice is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
James M. Cain The Postman Always Rings Twice is a 1934 crime novel by James M. Cain. The novel was quite successful and notorious upon publication, and is regarded as one of the more important crime novels of ...more

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Lancelot is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Walker Percy Lancelot is a 1977 novel by the American author Walker Percy. It tells the story of the dejected lawyer Lancelot Lamar, who murders his wife after discovering that he is not the father of her ...more

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The Closed Circle is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Jonathan Coe The Closed Circle is a 2004 novel by British author Jonathan Coe, and is the sequel to his 2001 novel The Rotters' Club. We re-encounter the main characters from The Rotters' Club - Benjamin ...more

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The Body of Jonah Boyd is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
David Leavitt The Body of Jonah Boyd is a novel by David Leavitt, published in 2004, that depicts various consequences of the theft of a manuscript. It tells a story about the life of a common American family ...more

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God clobbers us all is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Poe Ballantine

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Eating cake is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Stella Duffy

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Other women is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Evelyn Lau

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I Wish This War Were over is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Diana O'Hehir I Wish This War Were Over is an award-nominated book written by Diana O'Hehir.

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Dark Palace is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Frank Moorhouse Dark Palace is a novel by the Australian author Frank Moorhouse that won the 2001 Miles Franklin Literary Award. The novel forms the second part of the author's "Edith Trilogy", ...more

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Mercy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Jodi Picoult

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Deep Water is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Patricia Highsmith Deep Water is a suspense novel by Patricia Highsmith, first published in 1957 by Harper & Brothers. It is Highsmith's fifth published novel, the working title was The Dog in the Manger. It ...more

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Betrayal is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Clare Francis

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Fox hunt is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Paul Langford

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The lady of the sea is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Rosalind Miles

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The Return of the Native is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Thomas Hardy The Return of the Native is Thomas Hardy's sixth published novel. It first appeared in the magazine Belgravia, a publication known for its sensationalism, and was presented in twelve monthly ...more

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Gut Symmetries is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Jeanette Winterson Gut Symmetries is a 1997 novel by the British literary writer Jeanette Winterson, exploring themes of human relationships and physics.

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Promises is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Belva Plain

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All Inclusive is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Books About Adultery
Judy Astley