Arranged by theme ('The Usual Hyperbole and a Whiff of Playful Narcissism'), and including footnotes to obscure references, Sexually, I'm More of a Switzerland promises to be 'a naughty treat' (Entertainment Weekly).
Discover Personal Ads from the London Review of Books
In Sexually, I'm More of a Switzerland, author David Rose shares a collection of humorous personal ads, and gives readers a laugh-out-loud look at what some people will post to get a shot at love.
|Nothing says "I love you" in a more sincere way than being woken with champagne and pastries and roses. Apart from a dog with peanut butter on the roof of his mouth. Write, we'll meet, sleep together and--in the morning, just before my friend's wife tells me to get off their sofa and get out of their house--I'll show you Winston's trick. It's hilarious. You'll have to bring the peanut butter though--they've put locks on all the kitchen cupboards. Man, 26. Box no. 6433.|
I cannot guarantee you'll fall in love with me, but I can promise you the best home-brewed beetroot wine you’ll have ever tasted. Now if that doesn't sound like a fermented bucket of yummy siphoned lustiness I just don't know what does. Man, 41. Stupid like wow! Box no. 9851.
|Tall, handsome, well-built, articulate, intelligent, sensitive, yet often grossly inaccurate man, 21. Cynics (and some cheap Brentwood psychiatrists) may say 'pathological liar', but I like to use 'creative with reality'. Join me in my 36-bedroomed mansion on my Gloucestershire estate, set in 400 acres of wild-stag populated woodland. East Ham.12 Box no. 0620. Read more.|