We’re dropped into her dating life as she hooks up repeatedly with someone she isn’t attracted to—all the while wondering why she’s doing it.
Grover is suddenly no longer the benevolent observer.
Messy people don’t host dinner parties.” The first short story in a collection is always a clue about what’s coming next.
In this case, Grover sets herself up as the non-judgmental observer of a client who, she gradually begins to discover, is not messy out of laziness but an illness from which he is recovering.
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Read More » There are few artists that are as self-deprecating and authentic as Allan Smithy.This echoes Grover’s own situation—she has idiopathic Cushing’s disease.