By any measure, both Sinclair and Lagarde are accomplished women who have achieved extraordinary success as individuals.
Sinclair herself was born in New York in 1948 and raised in Paris, an heiress to Rosenberg's art fortune.
With Sinclair as our non-judgmental guide, we see that these revelations are not meant to shock us but, perhaps, enlighten us.
Strauss-Kahn and Sinclair, both 63, had celebrated 20 years of marriage in November.
Interestingly, French woman ranked Sinclair highest, while French men preferred Lagarde.
Here Sinclair buttoned up his coat and announced his intention of going down to the river.
"That 'somehow' is the crux, my dear Livia," said Mrs. Sinclair.
Sinclair looked at him in some surprise, then returned to his writing.
The Marchesa glanced at Mrs. Sinclair, and then struck a hand-bell on the table.
I think it very odd that Captain Sinclair has not come to see us; don't you, Mary?