The Cutting Room
Publish date: November 25th 2003
Publisher: Canongate U.S.
Pages no: 294
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Literary Fiction
, Mystery Thriller
Reviewed at Outlaw Reviews Rilke is a gay auctioneer in his 40’s, who enjoys drinking, smoking, and casual sex. While clearing out the house of his latest client, an elderly woman, he comes across a collection of erotic books and photos that belonged to her deceased brother. She doesn’t want to...
I found this a strange book, intriguing in parts, but very uneven. Written in the first person, it gives us a good insight into the mind of the protagonist, Rilke, but the other characters are more sparsely defined. The premise is intriguing - Rilke, an auctioneer, is called in to clear the house of...
A auctioneer is hired to dispose of the belongings of a recently deceased gentlemen. While clearing out the attic he discovers a stash of pornographic pictures. This leads him and the reader on a trip through the dark side of pornography. An interesting read although the book borders on homosexual e...
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