I found Tony to be an unlikable character and his inability to let others in annoying.He is entirely self obsessed to the point of solipsism.It also does not mean that you can not have a good and successful relationship with someone else. I can almost guarantee you if you offer to pay a woman will jump in and offer to split it. Men who have taken me out and made it a point to tell me not to expect them to “foot the bill” or that women “only want free drinks and dinners” did not last very long with me. We still want the guys in our lives to make us feel special.Most women want things to be fair and equal and realize we are all trying to start over, raise our kids, etc. And trust me, what goes around comes right back around to you.However, in Disgrace this is not a problem for the protagonist who sees himself as largely superior to those around him. This is more a brief meditation of the notion of time, rationality and memory and how we are able to get a grasp on ourselves in relation to the world around us. In the first part, Tony gives us a short history of his youth that he shares with three friends, one of whom is Adrien Finn, a young man Tony recognises as intellectually superior and therefore, Tony assumes, more rational.Tony Webster lives with the faint notion everyone is judging him and finding him wanting. Tony relates sweet, funny, philosophical anecdotes of his youth with his friends that lead inevitably to college and study and life and girls.Man Without A Clue returns to Clueless with his new single ' For You', a brand new house cut that speaks of all things disco, funk and soul alongside that signature MWAC groove.
So, men if you are back in the dating game here are a few tips from a woman who suffered through men who had no clue whatsoever what they were doing when it came to impressing me or, any woman. I know this seems pretty basic but I had a guy want me to drive 2 hours to his house so he did not have to get out of his “comfy” clothes and meet me somewhere. Tip 4: Don’t start the conversation with “I don’t want any drama in a relationship! However, even with my beginner dating skills and overall lack of sophistication, I did have enough sense in my head to meet a person and try and make a favorable impression. Do not wear sneakers with Velcro instead of shoe laces. After my divorce I came to the realization that I had very limited dating skills and even more limited time and money to exercise those lackluster skills. Have clothes that are not 20 years old on your body.He introduces her to his friends and he then spends an uncomfortable weekend at her home meeting her condescending father and brother and her warm mother. It is at the other end of Tony’s life, that he receives a letter from a lawyers informing him that he has been left 500 pounds and Adrien’s diary in the will of Veronica’s mother.Inevitably Tony and Veronica break up, and not long after, Tony receives a letter from Adrian asking for his blessing as he is now dating Veronica. In the years in between, Tony has married, had a child, lived a quiet life, divorced and carried on in a peaceful way.
From this angle, the novel (novella really) reminded me a lot of Disgrace.