The metafictional premise of Claire Berlinski’s Lion Eyes involves real-life Loose Lips author Berlinski’s Internet affair with a Persian archaeologist, Arsalan.
Source of Angst
Arsalan suddenly disappears — is he a spy? Or just not that into her?
”A pair of five-inch stiletto-heeled sandals — gold-lamé sandals…with turquoise medallions.”
A CIA subplot adds interest to the familiar online-dating scenario, but Claire’s eccentric group of friends is more entertaining. B