Editor: Picador USA (October 31, 2000)
Formato: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Tamaño: 7.3 MB
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humorous, irreverent, darkish, and soft - a startling and attractive debut assortment. ladies (and males) take care of overseas marriages in Elena Lappin's wise family comedies of the absurd, set in London, long island, and a constellation of ecu and Israeli towns. Transplanted throughout oceans and ensconced in unusual homes the place home equipment malfunction and husbands aren't what they appear, girls like Noa, Vera, and Paula settle into lives of again and again surprising regimen, stirred up every now and then with a truly crooked stick. In 'Noa and Noah', Noa, an Israeli, has been married for 2 years earlier than her English improves and she or he realizes that her British husband, Noah, isn't a glamorous younger businessman yet a lifeless junior debt collector. In revenge she starts off to common a nonkosher butcher-and that is just the start. Vera, a Russian, married to an unsuccessful British butler, takes to cab using and extortion in 'Peacock'; Paula, a German, married to her useless most sensible friend's husband, writes tales and snorts cocaine in 'Bad Writing'. With excellent pitch and a poker face, Lappin writes insidiously humorous stories approximately love and survival in a global no-man's-land of marriage.