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The Pregnant Widow by Martin Amis
The Pregnant Widow is set amid the sexual revolution in the 1970s. Keith Nearing is twenty years old and spending his summer in an Italian castle with his girlfriend, Lily, and other friends and acquaintances. A sexual atmosphere permeates their holiday. Among those in attendance is Lily's friend, the beautiful and statuesque Scheherazade. Keith is captivated by Scheherazade's allure and begins to fashion a plot to have sex with her. In a comedy of errors, Keith gets caught up in a whirlwind of lust and emotion that will affect the rest of his life. Martin Amis' novel has received mixed reviews with The Telegraph saying, "I love this novel and it warmed when I read it a second time. It is beautifully achieved, cunningly relaxed, and reveals considerable emotional depth in its last pages."