Sunday October 25, 2020

Sex, drugs and staying thin in the Roaring Twenties

{ "#" : ". By Lucy Moore. Atlantic, €27" , "b" : "Anything Goes"}

29th November, 2008

{ "#" : ". By Lucy Moore. Atlantic, €27" , "b" : "Anything Goes"}

Any of the following sound familiar? Sexual experimentation. Corrupt politicians. The frantic acquisition of costly status symbols. A doubling in mortgage indebtedness. Experimental styles of child-centred parenting, and the emergence of a new, more confident model of womanhood. A banking system on the verge of collapse. A society careering along on a wave of drink, drugs and the scent of a dollar.

Even if Lucy Moore’s new...

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