You’ll get many steamy scenes with descriptions of sex (almost entire in euphemisms), so hold on tight!
Surely, people were getting it on at parties. Just because there are norms for polite society doesn’t mean everyone is following them.
But a dilettante by definition doesn’t typically “do” a career.
…this is a story about what is ethical and right in regards to doctors and patients…
The familiar “she’s like a comfortable shoe” theme.
Evans’s prose has depth and variety…
The collection isn’t only made of “poo stories,” though.
L.M.M. uses the titular character sparingly, and instead gives readers a short story collection that will leave them frustrated.
“The other evening Mrs. Sloane was reading a newspaper and she said to Mr. Sloane, ‘I see here that another octogenarian has just died. What IS an octogenarian, Peter?’ And Mr. Sloane said he didn’t know, but they must be very sickly creatures, for you never heard tell of them but they were dying.”
Rarely do fat female role models appear in the United States (um, or elsewhere), so I put a hold on a copy at the library.