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A madman recalls his first erotic encounter, a priest loses sleep over a heretic, a scholar searches for the anomaly that inspired the Hindu divinities, a spinster hallucinates her own seductions, a pope suckles a wet nurse. Erotic and fiercely funny, these stories range across many centuries and cultures, from Algeria to Egypt to Italy to France, and all demonstrate time and again why Rikki Ducornet has been called "one of the most interesting American writers around" (Nation).

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From Algeria to Egypt to Italy to France, these stories range across many centuries and cultures and all demonstrate time and again why Rikki Ducornet has been called "one of the most interesting American writers around" (Nation).

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Twelve startlingly original stories about erotic desire. Each story focuses on a pivotal erotic moment in the lives of men and women who narrate them. Only a few are overtly sexual in content, but each explores the many strange reverberations that occur when desire is present, whether acted upon or kept inside.

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Jenny Steele, February 5, 2007 (view all comments by Jenny Steele)
Ducornet writes of beauty and brutality with boldness and delicacy. She is a precise surgeon of the English language. The stories in this collection are provocative and witty, exotic/erotic, wild and stunning. A book to return to again and again. Ducornet is simply marvelous and this book is not to be missed.
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ISBN:
9781564783981
Author:
Ducornet, Rikki
Publisher:
Dalkey Archive Press
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Erotic stories, American
Subject:
Erotica - General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
General Fiction
Series:
Lannan Selection
Publication Date:
20050431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
202
Dimensions:
7.50x5.12x.64 in. .50 lbs.

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Product details 202 pages Dalkey Archive Press - English 9781564783981 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From Algeria to Egypt to Italy to France, these stories range across many centuries and cultures and all demonstrate time and again why Rikki Ducornet has been called "one of the most interesting American writers around" (Nation).
"Synopsis" by , Twelve startlingly original stories about erotic desire. Each story focuses on a pivotal erotic moment in the lives of men and women who narrate them. Only a few are overtly sexual in content, but each explores the many strange reverberations that occur when desire is present, whether acted upon or kept inside.
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