Book review: Whip smart Romantic Comedy stays just the right side of twee
Cult US author Curtis Sittenfeld’s seventh novel, set around a famous TV show, is an enjoyable read that engages both the head and the heart
Having tackled subjects as diverse as an alternative sliding-doors version of Hilary Clinton’s life (Rodham) and a modern Ohio-set take on Pride and Prejudice (Eligible), cult US author Curtis Sittenfeld has used a famous television show as the background for her seventh novel.
Sally Milz begins Romantic Comedy as a 36-year-old, Emmy-winning scriptwriter on a hugely successful TV comedy show called The Night Owls (which bears a remarkable resemblance to Saturday Night Live). With a ...