Books: Where Love and Lechery Overlap

CONSENTING ADULTS, OR THE DUCHESS WILL BE FURIOUS by Peter De Vries; Little, Brown; 221 pages; $10.95

Consenting Adults, or the Duchess Will Be Furious is another De Vriesian tumble down that rabbit hole where love and lechery are humorously blurred with a yearning for the Absolute. In short, the novel is a romantic and philosophical farce, a form of entertainment that the author has owned since the publication of such fetching titles as No but I Saw the Movie, Into Your Tent I'll Creep, The Tunnel of Love and Comfort Me with Apples....

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