February 5, by Lisa Levy. When I was writing it, the individual sentences were really important. Do you consider Oligarchy a satire on the loss of self-identity? There ,she falls in with a clique of girls who spend all of their time obsessing about being skinny. Ariel, the protagonist in The End of Mr. Oligarchy is funnier that your previous novels. They bond over a shared mania to be ever thinner much like they do over acquiring the trendiest designer clothes.
Milana. Age: 25.
Oligarchy is funnier that your previous novels.
Kara. Age: 27.
Scarlett Thomas on the Tricky Work of Writing the Unsayable
Scarlett Thomas: Yes, partly. There ,she falls in with a clique of girls who spend all of their time obsessing about being skinny. LF: The book is a modern novel with a distinctively gothic tone. Do you have a favorite campus novel? LF: The plots for many of your novels are centered on math and science disciplines such as quantum physics, botany, and cryptology. The girls romanticize Princess Augusta to such an extent that her presence perpetually haunts and inflames their imaginations.