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Book recommendations: Recent finds, edition. Like the half-term governor, hilarious and a little scary. The middle pages — an extended metaphor connecting madness and temptation — are a thing of beauty, worth the cover price by itself. Full of deceptively casual allusion, The Drowning Girl is a work of literature with the compulsive readability of a thriller. Acting on a whim, a likable young scoundrel takes his place. The satire of superficial conferences and scholarly sell-outs is razor-sharp, and the coils of farce layer satisfyingly until it seems only P.
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Wodehouse could devise a satisfactory resolution. Forty-five-year-old Frances Fitzgibbons has gone from sweet-tempered loan officer to insatiable force of nature almost overnight.
The terrifying new order instituted by Frankie and her offbeat goon squad led by her devoted hairdresser and including her own son-in-law is an awesome spectacle to behold. Frances is in any case a beautiful monster of an antiheroine—resist her at your peril! Raymond Kennedy — was born and raised in western Massachusetts.
In , he joined the creative writing faculty at Columbia University, where he taught until his retirement in Katherine A. Powers, — , forthcoming in The best comic novel to come my way in a long time. Fitz, but then the hilarious manipulations of the press and her superiors give way to a Fascistic reign of terrors over her inferiors, and Mr.
Kennedy has us pinned at precisely the point where the comic turns nasty. I can't imagine how I missed Ride a Cockhorse the first time around, for it is one of the funniest novels I've ever picked up and also quite sui generis: Kennedy's voice is entirely idiosyncratic, his tale of a reign of terror at an unremarkable Connecticut valley bank a startling mixture of the ludicrous and the appalling. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Condition: New. Seller Inventory More information about this seller Contact this seller.
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