What a spectacular ride this book takes you on. I never wanted it to end. Not many books grab you by the throat with sheer magic, and take you into the lives and trajectories of such incredibly compelling characters. Prepare for the delight of meeting some divinely rebellious women, to travel to Zermatt and the luxurious outposts of Long Island. Prepare to meet Alan Ginsberg. Prepare to have your socks knocked off by one outstanding read.