A master storyteller dissects a very English form of secrecy with two stories of the unexpected in otherwise apparently ordinary lives.
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"Tender and comic…This is Bennett’s world, where repression is never far from the sexual act….Good, old-fashioned British humor with the lightest of subversive twists."—The Independent (London)
‘Smut - Stories’ by Alan Bennett — Review - NYTimes.comAlan Bennett’s new book brings together two novellas that celebrate several varieties of sexual activity involving respectable parents of adult children.- The New York Times
Smut - Stories - By Alan Bennett - Book Review - NYTimes.comProper middle-class characters have surprising secrets in Alan Bennett’s tales.- The New York Times
'Smut': Book review - latimes.comBook review: Alan Bennett's novellas about two British matrons in 'Smut' pack an unlikely punch.- Los Angeles Times
SMUT by Alan Bennett | Kirkus Book ReviewsRead the Kirkus Review of SMUT . Kinky hijinks rattle teacups among the British bourgeoisie in the latest from Bennett (The Uncommon Reader, 2008, etc.).- Kirkus Reviews
Alan Bennett has been one of England’s leading dramatists since the success of Beyond the Fringe. The History Boys won six Tony Awards; his most recent play is The Habit of Art.