Booklicious: Getting Personal with the LRB

July 26, 2011


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. 

*Decadent ageing London woman seeks a plainish man.
box no.: 13/01 

*Body of Joan, brains of Peggy. F, 24, London, seeks equally confused Roger/Pete cross.

*Very interesting (and beautiful) man,tired of being found very interesting (and beautiful) seeks (probably similar) woman tired of the same thing. I’m mid 50’s, you’re younger, probably interested in having children.
box no: 13/02 


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