276 pages 22 cm
"This dark-comedic novel is about a woman, Janet, who wears a cloak of gloomy realism, until one summer when she learns of a new pill that offers even confirmed cynics a short-term taste of happiness. Her family stages an intervention, her boyfriend leaves her, and she decides to take the pill to get through the Christmas holiday. What follows is life-changing for all concerned, in ways no one expected"-- Provided by publisher.
Online version: Britsch, Lucie, Sad Janet New York : Riverhead Books, 2020. 9780593086544 (DLC) 2019040327