19.5.13

FAREWELL, DOROTHY PAPRKER, by Ellen Meister

The ghost of the fabulous, ascerbic Dorothy Parker arrives in Violet Epps humdrum life like a tsunami, sweeping Violet's carefully-crafted world away. Known to the public as a vinegar-tongued movie critic, Violet's trying to face her boyfriend, an impecunious artist, moving in with her. At the same time, she's gearing up for a no-holds-barred custody battle over her beloved niece. And she's trying to not notice how very attractive her karate instructor is. The famous, deceased wit of the Algonquin Round Table brings it all together (sometimes disastrously). A delightful take on the delicious Parker (who invented the term one-night stand, by the way). A 4+; take it to the hammock and enjoy!