Taffy Brodesser-Akner: Fleishman Is in Trouble (2019)

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Taffy Brodesser-Akner: Fleishman Is in Trouble (2019)

Post by jserraglio » Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:12 pm

Finished it last nite. Her debut novel, recommended to me by my wife. Manipulates narrative perspective in a sophisticated way. Third person morphs into first person. Examines the coming-apart of a marriage of an elite, wealthy couple and how blame, if any, might be apportioned. Reverses the traditional M/F gender roles. This novel began as a hilarious, racy, Rothian throwaway but grew on me till I found myself immersed in the triangular relationships at the end.

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