A day after her reps denied reports that Eva Longoria had filed for divorce from Tony Parker in Texas, the actress set the wheels in motion in California to end her marriage.
I have to emphasize the book’s genre as satire in order to justify, and I mean this literally, to justify Aidan’s excruciating portrayal. Baxter Kruger deliberately intends to arouse distrust and disgust.
First distrust, then disgust at Aidan’s insipid shallowness.
For example, Kruger attempts to lull his more traditionalist readers into relaxation, and lower their guard to his most subversive theme(s).
We found ourselves caught up in a spasm of hilarious cackling,…
overwhelmed with such laughter, then rolling around the beach like we had gone mad” (161-2).