Thursday 26 April 2018

Yes, a woman can have two lovers but will she end up torn in two?

Can modern women reach the 'Wuthering Heights' of having two partners

DOUBLING UP: Hilly Amis had a lover while she was married to English novelist and poet Sir Kingsley Amis. They are pictured here together in 1956
DOUBLING UP: Hilly Amis had a lover while she was married to English novelist and poet Sir Kingsley Amis. They are pictured here together in 1956
Niamh Horan

Niamh Horan

It wasn't just a 'yeah'. It was an 'Oh, God yeah' When I asked friends over a couple of 'Harvey Wallbangers' if a woman could possibly ever love two men at the same time.

As the classic Wuthering Heights opened in Dublin's Gate theatre to great rapture last week, I'd been intrigued by the possibility. Can you really love two people at once and truly call it love?

The only man at the table, over the chorus of cackles, attempted a philosophical response.

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