I couldn’t put down The Sugar Queen thanks to its characters, delicious plot, magical realism, and sensory details.
This novel feels like the result of multiple editors all trying to have their way, which creates strong and weak moments all over the place.
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.