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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Baker has written a novel that remaps the territory of sex — solitary and telephonic, lyrical and profane, comfortable and dangerous. Written in the form of a phone conversation between two strangers, Vox is an erotic classic that places the author in the first rank of America's major writers.

Review:

"Explicit, often funny, and above all erotic...Baker specializes in the risky and playful." Los Angeles Times

Review:

"Imagine Chagall being commissioned to do the drawings for the joy of sex, and you'll have some notion of the topsy-turvey, concupiscent free-for-all that Vox conjures up....The book exudes a giddy buoyancy that you don't often find in American fiction." San Francisco Chronicle

Review:

"A remarkable tour de force...Vox is hilarious...a delightful novel." Washington Post

About the Author

Nicholson Baker has published five novels: The Mezzanine, Room Temperature, Vox, The Fermata, and The Everlasting Story of Nory, and two works of nonfiction, U and I and The Size of Thoughts. He lives with his wife and two children in Maine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679742111
Author:
Baker, Nicholson
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Man-woman relationships
Subject:
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Erotica - General
Subject:
fiction;erotica;novel;sex;phone sex;literature;contemporary;american literature;erotic;american;contemporary fiction;sexuality;20th century;usa;humor;conversation;relationships;literary fiction;telephone
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Contemporaries
Series Volume:
no. (HCFA)
Publication Date:
19930131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x .5 in .375 lb

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Product details 176 pages Vintage Books USA - English 9780679742111 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Explicit, often funny, and above all erotic...Baker specializes in the risky and playful."
"Review" by , "Imagine Chagall being commissioned to do the drawings for the joy of sex, and you'll have some notion of the topsy-turvey, concupiscent free-for-all that Vox conjures up....The book exudes a giddy buoyancy that you don't often find in American fiction."
"Review" by , "A remarkable tour de force...Vox is hilarious...a delightful novel."
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