AUTHOR: KATHRYN HARRISON
PUBLISHER: RANDOM HOUSE; 218 PAGES; $20
THE BOTTOM LINE: The reader becomes a voyeur, unable to stop watching as veils and bandages fall.
A beautiful young woman squirms on the rear seat of a taxi in midtown Manhattan, trying to get out of her tight skirt, and then, when she has managed to do that, squirms again, trying to wiggle into a second, somewhat tighter skirt. She succeeds, but the new skirt leaves no room for lingerie. Off come half-slip and panties. She leaves them on the taxi floor, with the old skirt. At her destination,...