|Peter Carey. Rather the word “fat” entered slyly into the language as a new |
adjective, as a synonym for greedy, ugly, sleazy, lazy, obscene, evil, dirty,
dishonest, untrustworthy. It was unfair. It was not a good time to be a fat man.
|But this is no ordinary investigation. Maria is eight months' pregnant, Granny Catchprice is at war with her offspring, and Benny, her grandson, wants to become an angel . . .|