The last page of the book contains an ad for the unfortunately named “Kaffee Hag” pseudo-coffee beverage. Even in the days of the Depression people were worried about caffeine, and you can see why – with structural unemployment of thirty percent and Hitler on the way, who wants to spend more time awake than necessary? Of course this couple has no cares, since they’re loaded. But there’s something else going on here - it’s as if she just said oh I think being tied up would be fun, in a naughty sort of way, and he cannot believe his luck. Six years of marriage, and it comes out at a dinner party.

Remember, when you think of coffee, think Kellogg’s!