Menage

Menage

Alix Kates Shulman


Heather and Mack McKay appear to have all of it: wealth, a dream condo within the suburbs, and lovable kids in addition to the nannies to elevate them. yet their marriage has misplaced its take pleasure in: she is a annoyed author and he longs for a cultural trophy to hold on his belt.
   During an opportunity come across in los angeles, Mack invitations exiled author Zoltan Barbu—once lionized as a political hero, now changing into a has-been—to stay with him and his spouse of their sumptuous domestic. The plan should still offer Heather with literary companionship, Mack with cultural cachet, and Zoltan himself with a pastoral setting within which to beat his writer’s block and convey a masterpiece.
    Of direction, as occurs with triangles, problems arise—some hilarious, a few sad—as the 3 gamers pursue a video game that ends up in transferring alliances and sexual misadventures. Shulman pokes enjoyable at our glossy malaise (why is having all of it by no means enough?), while she lines the ever-changing dynamics inside of a wedding. Ménage is a bravura functionality from one in every of America’s most famous feminist writers.

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