Moshe -- young, half-Jewish, hyper -- loves Nana. But love can be difficult. It is especially difficult if you both want to be kind to someone else. And Moshe and Nana want to be kind to Anjali -- a second-generation Indian actress with an ambiguous sex life.
Politics explores crucial domestic problems of sexual etiquette. What should the sleeping arrangements be in a ménage à trois? Is it polite to read while two people have sex beside you? Is it permissible to be jealous?
Politics is a comedy about kindness. It is also a love story. It is a love story with digressions.
It considers Milan Kundera, blow jobs, Chairman Mao's personal hygiene, Bollywood, Václav Havel, shopping, Hitler's sexual fetishes, selfishness, Osip Mandelstam, premature ejaculation, the late Queen Mother, thrush, Stalin on the phone, politeness, pink fluffy handcuffs, and Antonio Gramsci's theory of hegemony.
Politics is not about politics.
Tender, shocking, and playful, Politics is the most original fiction debut this year....Continua
Am I the only one to have spotted more than one mocking references to Kundera? I enjoyed that greatly.
l'autore voleva scrivere un libro di sesso ma non ha avuto il coraggio di farlo pienamente e l'ha mascherato (male) in una sexy commedia con velleità di romanzo intelligente!!