Smut by Alan Bennett

Smut

Alan Bennett

There is a lot of smut and quite a bit of sex in these two stories but they are wickedly, deliciously funny. I felt I knew these people and their foibles and I laughed both at them and with them.

Extract

His wife, for instance, though almost alarmingly robust, claimed to be seldom altogether well, though it wasn't anything one could put one's finger on. True the trouble was often to do with that department Mr Forbes might have been expected to put his finger on but rarely did while at the same time being something intangible which, unless the man kept it in the forefront of his mind, allowed him to be accused of a lack of consideration.

Parallels
  • Talking Heads by Alan Bennett
  • Tales of the Unexpected by Roald Dahl