Books: RX for Guilt

THE DOCTOR'S WIFE by BRIAN MOORE 277 pages. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $8.95.

Sheila Redden, 37, stops off in Paris en route to a second honeymoon on the French Riviera. But Kevin, her husband of 16 years, is not with her. He is having trouble getting away from both his medical practice in Belfast and the provincial conviction that a foreign holiday is a waste of good Irish scenery. As any novel reader could tell him, he is not only courting cuckoldry but demanding it. Sheila, of course, falls in love with a handsome...

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