I completely forgot I read Debutante by Kathleen Tessaro

Perhaps that is all I need to say? Well there were some nice descriptions and evidence of research of the interwar social scene with references to Baba Metcalfe, née Curzon, daughter of the Viceroy of India, but there is also a lot of convenient coincidence and the modern characters are not especially likeable or memorable and it all seems a bit clichéed and contrived. Also gratujtous and rather incongruous use of very strong language ..maybe Tessaro wants to be an edgier writer than she is? This is a book you might give to your Grandmother if only you could cure its Tourette’s.

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