The widow's guide to sex and dating
For example, when the protagonist meets a very nice man and is asked what she does she says she creates sex toys. all to give us that "New Yorkers are so quirky vibe" that is oh so original.
There is even a scene totally ripped off from "Sex and the City" that is an homage to "The Way We Were".
Personally I love this book..is what it promises to be - an unpretentious, funny, quirky, good read.
I'm slightly baffled by some of the other reviews and can only think that the disappointment stems from mismanaged expectations.
Equal parts Alfred Kinsey and Warren Beatty, Charlie is pompous yet charming, supportive yet unfaithful; he’s a firm believer that sex and love can’t coexist for long, and he does little to hide his affairs.
The Widow's Guide to Sex and Datingis Carole Radziwill's deliciously smart comedy about a famously widowed young New Yorker hell-bent on recapturing a kind of passionate love she never really had Claire Byrne is a quirky and glamorous 34-year-old Manhattanite and the wife of a famous, slightly older man.
Her husband, Charlie, is a renowned sexologist and writer.
On the plus side, I think Carole Radziwill writes beautifully.
The way she deploys language, in and of itself, is quite lovely.