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This is the story of the Clare family and their growth. That is their growth of girth. The family starts out as overweight but fairly well-dressed, discriminating diners who live on an income left by the "late" Mr. Clare. They are fed by beer drinking, pot smoking cook/housekeeper, Dorothy. As their appetites increase, along with their size, social niceties decline. Soon no one but Dorothy leaves the house. The ultimate disaster occurs when Dorothy leaves and the money runs out. I first read ...more