Inside the Mind of Gideon Rayburn
An unknown female narrator is privy to 15-year-old Gideon’s every thought as he transfers to a snooty prep school.
Source of Angst
Gideon’s arrogant roommates goad him into a racy bet: lose his virginity by Halloween.
”[Midvale Academy girls] are beautiful. They are like sirens on rocks, except they are on the grass, fully clothed, with expensive handbags.”
The Less Than Zero-meets-J. Crew catalog characters are amusing, but the narrative device is distracting.