Description: In this witty and ironic novel, Melissa and Dave claim to love each other, but clash as to how the relationship should proceed. Their predicament is complicated by Beth, who brazenly asserts her own amorous intentions. Add a provocative element of mystery, and the result is a subtly subversive comedy about contemporary romance. Endorsements: Critical Praise for Victor L. Cahn "" Cahn] establishes himself as a master of black comedy."" --UPI ""Quick exposition, swift character development, perfect dialogue ..."" --Albany Times-Union ""Victor L. Cahn is clearly a gifted writer."" --culturevulture.net About the Contributor(s): Victor L. Cahn is Professor of English at Skidmore College. His other books include several volumes on Shakespeare; critical studies of Tom Stoppard and Harold Pinter; Classroom Virtuoso: Recollections of a Life in Learning; Conquering College: A Guide for Undergraduates; the play Fit to Kill; and ""Roses in December"" and Other Plays. Romantic Trapezoid is his first novel.