Kept: A Comedy of Sex and Manners
Who knew that being in the leisure class required so much work?
Y. Euny Hong's Kept is a brilliant, wickedly funny tale that examines sexuality, class, and family ties among the bright young things of Manhattan.
Judith Lee, an entitled descendant of the Korean royal family, has grown quite accustomed to the privileges of the aristocracy. Unfortunately for her, royal des...more
Not a chick-lit book, but a novel with complex, interesting characters. A modern Moll Flanders whose attitudes about family, friends, class, race and love melt as she grows. Witty and erudite language--a treat.
Still, for some reason, it was relatively enjoyable. Even if I was embarrassed to read it in public (see: the cover).