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Big Love meets Manhattan in Adultery, a darkly ironic contemporary comedy about love, sex, and polyamory on New York's Upper East Side. Professor Orlando Plummer, philanderer and drunk, first meets the Fliedermans--billionaire Roger and the exotic and neurotic Arabia--at an intimate orgy arranged by his own bored and wealthy wife Valeria. After that disastrous night, Orlan ...more
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Published August 11th 2014 by Curiosity Quills Press
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Shelby *trains flying monkeys*
Jun 21, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: read-2014, dnf, wtf
Sorry..I can't do this one..slut slamming of the wife? Nope
Terrance Shaw
Sep 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Rod Kierkegard’s “Adultery: The Scarlet Alphabet” is a comic gem, a cerebral masterpiece of contemporary social satire slumming as breezy sex farce, with a bit of trenchant literary criticism thrown in for good measure. The author’s razor-like wit is stropped with just the right amount of cynicism, which he employs not so much to lay bare the paradox and folly of modern life as to gleefully vivisect the whole animal, pulling back layers of pretense and self-deception like tissue to reveal the fr ...more
Dave Higgins
Jan 27, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Fusing a view of the idle rich that makes Jay Gatsby look sympathetic with an attack on political correctness that offers only futile bumbling as a response, Kierkegaard provides what one desperately hopes is not social realism.

Orlando Plummer is employed as a professor of literature at an obsessively liberal US college, but works at being a drunkard and adulterer, and gets his real income from Valeria, his wealthy dilettante wife. When Valeria decides to cope with both his affairs and her bored
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Rod Kierkegaard Jr. is a writer and cartoonist best known in the US for his comic strip, “Rock Opera“, which ran as a regular feature in Heavy Metal Magazine during the 1980s.

He is the author of two French graphic novel collections, “Stars Massacre“, (released in the US as “Shooting Stars“) and “Rock Monstres“, both published by Editions Albin Michel, Paris. His first novel, “Obama Jones & The
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