Oh, this is trivial nonsense. If you've read it, you'll know that. If you haven't, what are you waiting for? Everyone needs a bit of comforting ephemera in the bath now and then. This doesn't disappoint if you keep your expectations at that level.
Don't speak French? Me either! I found completely skipping past the sub plot did no harm to the story.
Don't like swearing or naughty drugs? It's not for you.
First line: Well here we are again. Another year, another catalogue of ups, downs and in betweens. Mostly ups, it has to be said.
Last line: Cunt.