A Private Practice: A Farce by Andrew Biss

By Andrew Biss

Dr. Pecksniff, a such a lot singular psychiatrist, is relishing the chance of fleecing one more unsuspecting afflicted soul - in this celebration a gullible housewife with a crumbling self-image and a large nest egg. Seizing on her admittance of a penchant for love novels, Pecksniff convinces his sufferer, Mrs. Flagg, of her approaching slide into ethical turpitude, providing salvation via his personal certain, very pricey (and battery-assisted) method of psychological health.

But, simply as in psychiatry, issues aren’t regularly really what they seem like at the floor, and while darkish deeds and a useless cat make an visual appeal, Dr. Pecksniff’s unorthodox treatment consultation is quickly despatched hurtling in the direction of its stunning conclusion!

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