Guide to sex and dating

27-Nov-2016 20:59 by 4 Comments

Guide to sex and dating

Claire was always still devoted to Charlie, regardless of his behavior.Then one day, he is struck dead by a falling sculpture.

Cautiously romantic, unexpectedly moving, and funny! "—Susan Sarandon The Widow's Guide to Sex and Dating is 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.Claire always had an urge to become a writer, and at one point in her life she was a very good and successful one.But she buried her ambitions and focused on Charlie.After Charlie died, she was able to take time to become who she was truly meant to be.But she has a lot of hang-ups and needs to seek the advice of a shrink. She still grieves for Charlie, but she is hopeful that she will find something that she has always been searching. This novel is for women who feel trapped in difficult marriages, and women who have been widowed.Thirty-something journalist Claire’s domineering, much older husband, Charlie, a famous author and sexology expert, is walking down Madison Avenue after an adulterous assignation when a fake Giacometti statue falls off a crane and kills him.

Although the nine-year marriage lacked passion, Claire finds herself at sea.

is a poignant tale of love and loss."—Publishers Weekly"One of the richest, most deeply satisfying stories I've read in a long time."—Book Page"Carole Radziwill writes like a cross between Sophie Kinsella and Christopher Buckley.

Cautiously romantic, unexpectedly moving, and funny! "—Susan Sarandon The Widow's Guide to Sex and Dating is 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.

She meets and flirts with Jack at the opening of one of his films but gets drunk and ends up sleeping with the co-star (think Bradley Cooper instead of George Clooney, poor girl).

Eventually, she and narcissist Jack do connect and begin an affair of sorts; it is magic when they are together, but they are together only when he calls, which is not often. This may be a grief and recovery story for the privileged, but sharp-fanged Radziwill can be pretty funny as she mocks Claire’s friends and family.

I found this novel very inspiring and invigorating.

  1. dating a 19 year old female 23-Jul-2016 03:53

    They are very aware of what the needs of a woman are.