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True Things About Me: A Novel - Deborah Kay Davies
True Things About Me: A Novel
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One ordinary afternoon in a nameless town, a nameless young woman is at work in a benefits office. Ten minutes later, she is in an underground parking lot, slammed up against a wall, having sex with a stranger. What made her do this? How can she forget him? These are questions the young woman... show more
One ordinary afternoon in a nameless town, a nameless young woman is at work in a benefits office. Ten minutes later, she is in an underground parking lot, slammed up against a wall, having sex with a stranger. What made her do this? How can she forget him? These are questions the young woman asks herself as she charts her deepening erotic obsession with painful, sometimes hilarious precision. With the crazy logic and hallucinatory clarity of an exhilarating, terrifying dream, told in chapters as short and surprising as snapshots, True Things About Me hurtles through the terrain of sexual obsession and asks what it is to know oneself and to test the limits of one’s desires.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780865478541 (0865478546)
ASIN: 0865478546
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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5.0 True Things About Me: A Novel
One of the memorable debuts of 2010 comes from Welsh writer Deborah Davies. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this relatively short novel, though it also chilled me to the bone.Davies doesn't make it easy for the reader to get to know her characters. Both her narrator and the man she loves and loathes st...
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