Saturday December 14, 2019

A supersized, oversexed novel paints ugly picture of the high life

Maestra, by LS Hilton

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
24th April, 2016
LS Hilton: her novel is too cynical to win over the reading public

Fiction; Maestra ; By LS Hilton; Zaffre Books, €16

What do you want from fiction as a reader? If you’re a casual fiction fan, LS Hilton has made the following determination on your behalf: what you want is a bonkbuster straight out of Fifty Shades of Grey; a thriller straight out of James Bond territory; a sartorial adventure à la Sex and the City; and some class of travelogue. Oh, and you also want...

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