By Peter Lefcourt

Sammy Dee is a mid-level ny mafioso in witness safeguard. Didier Onyekachukwu used to be the corrupt minister of finance of the previous higher Volta. either males locate themselves in heart age, dwelling within the Southern California model of genteel poverty in a down-market condominium complicated referred to as Paradise Gardens. input Marcy grey, a “mature” actress slightly getting through on a meager SAG pension. She is seeking a man to assist her throughout the period and, frankly, at this element her criteria will not be as excessive as they need to be; she’d accept anyone who doesn’t choose his enamel on the desk and who drives at evening. Occasional intercourse and a few trip wouldn’t harm. Her seek has narrowed to 2 fellow citizens: Sammy and Didier, who, being male, are ordinarily attracted to entering into Marcy Gray’s pants. even though a bit of the money they mistakenly imagine she has wouldn’t damage either.
Once either males discover that the opposite is the first problem to Marcy’s affections, each one makes a decision to place successful at the different, and lands up unknowingly hiring an analogous father-son demolition squad.
As the agreement killers play either one of their consumers opposed to each other, Marcy manages to maintain either males out of her mattress until eventually one or the opposite of her clients passes muster. Poisoned pizza, blown-up autos, intercourse within the sauna, and media insanity take place. It’s Elmore Leonard meets Carl Hiaasen as directed through the Coen brothers.
With Purgatory Gardens, Lefcourt is again on the best of his video game as one among America’s best comedic writers.

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