[The London Review of Books is Britain's most esteemed literary magazine. Published fortnightly, it features essays, reviews and the most outrageous personal ads ever set in type. The following is a selection from the latest issue.]
*Writer 41. London. Knocking about in a big house with only words and next doors cat for company. Seeks an attractive and articulate woman with whom to share wine, sofa space and add to the global burden of overpopulation. Slim, handsome, of independent means, and guarantees a steak meal.
*Lovely woman writer seeking attractive man 50s/early 60s with big heart and expansive mind for new plot. London.