Benny and Shrimp by Katarina Mazetti

Benny and Shrimp

Katarina Mazetti

Treat yourself to this quirky romantic comedy, guaranteed to lift your spirits with its feel-good factor. It's the familiar 'women from Venus, men from Mars' plot, but told from both points of view, with a down to earth honesty and a refreshing absence of chick-lit smaltz.

Extract

What went on between us in the double bed was a little problematic and we tended to blame that on my sensually deprived childhood. Orjan did his best with the foreplay, but I stayed as dry as coarse sandpaper; we positively grated on each other.

Parallels
  • A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon
  • The Amateur Marriage by Anne Tyler

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