Surprisingly similar to the French Classic "Les Liaisons Dangereuses", it focuses on the privileged section of English Society at the end of the 18th century, who play out dangerous and witty games of sex lies and blackmail.
"What wretched shifts are they obliged to make who would support the appearance of a fortune which they have not."
Elegant society is scandalised! Mrs Bellamant is in love with her own husband. Mrs Modern changes lovers as often as she changes shoes. Mr Modern comes to her with an indecent proposal... The character of Mrs. Modern is a thrilling essay in cynism and sadness.
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