Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life

In ‘Mrs. Fletcher,’ Tom Perrotta Satirizes the Sex Lives of Mothers and Sons

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MRS. FLETCHER By Tom Perrotta 309 pp. Scribner. $26. You can’t be a little bit pregnant, as the saying goes, but you can be a little bit ironic. There are countless points along the axis of irony, a continuum of violence ranging from nudge to cudgel.

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Author: SBolithoe

Librarian, author, blogger, presenter, history buff and animal lover.

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