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Horribly described sex: The Last Chairlift, by John Irving, reviewed

22 October 2022

9:00 AM

22 October 2022

9:00 AM

The Last Chairlift John Irving

Simon & Schuster, pp.912, 25

Some time ago I was a guest at a book festival in France where we were invited to dinner in the town hall with local dignitaries. I was asked if I liked asparagus. I do, I said, thinking of delicious green spears. Good, said the woman in charge, as it was the asparagus season.

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