Shannon Bolithoe : A Writing Life

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

Leave a comment

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.


Author: SBolithoe

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

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s