Ride a Cockhorse (New York Review Books Classics)

Ride a Cockhorse (New York Review Books Classics)


A revolution is less than approach at a as soon as sleepy New England financial institution. Forty-five-year-old Frances Fitzgibbons has long gone from sweet-tempered personal loan officer to insatiable strength of nature nearly in a single day. unexpectedly she’s overtly seducing the high-school drum significant, taking on her boss’s workplace, firing a person who crosses her, inspiring populist fervor, and publicly saying plans to weigh down her neighborhood opponents en path to dominating the whole banking within the northeast. The terrifying new order instituted by means of Frankie and her offbeat goon squad (led through her dedicated hairdresser and together with her personal son-in-law) is an grand spectacle to behold.
             Brimming with snappy discussion and gleeful obscenity, Ride a Cockhorse is a rollicking cautionary story of small-town demagoguery that may be noticeable to prefigure either America’s present monetary woes and the increase of Sarah Palin. Frances is as a minimum a stunning monster of an antiheroine—resist her at your peril!

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