So there is a bit of an interesting story that goes along with me deciding to read this book. I first spotted its not-so-subtle cover on the desk of my coworker. Results 1 – 26 of 26 Discover Book Depository’s huge selection of Alissa-Nutting books online. Free delivery Alissa Nutting. Filter your La lezione · Alissa. E-bok, Laddas ned direkt. Köp Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls av Alissa Nutting på La lezione. Alissa Nutting. Köp.
|Published (Last):||19 January 2016|
|PDF File Size:||2.80 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||6.13 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Let me just say first that I have absolutely no problem with gratuitous sex. I read Nolita and it never felt alkssa icky as this novel.
Bloggat om Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls. I was disappointed to read that this author te This could have been a good story of child sexual abuse from the perspective of a female pedophile – something perhaps worth exploring, but the author seems to be writing child porn for those who want to fantasize about sex with children.
I’m finding it hard to explain why I disliked this book so much without having it sound like I was just grossed out. I think female pedophiles is definitely a topic that is not often portrayed in literature – and with this book it’s still not, because this isn’t literature. If this had been written by a male author there would be a public lynching at best or more likely calls for child pornography charges, but because it is a woman, it is edgy, and provocative.
You can’t generalize such a personal experience for all people. If I’d read this a year or two ago, I would’ve given it more stars simply based on the ambition of a transgressive novel. Live in your skin in stead of your brain. I wanted to read this book because I read it was something along the lines of a gender swapped Lolita. Ok so I don’t even know what to say about this book. Throughout the book there is little skill or elegance in the writing, metaphors are lazy and often odd, which reminded me of the book Wetlands, a novel that similarly took on an unsavoury story and wrote it in such an unskilled way that the book ended up clunky and ugly to read.
Was the author trying to be shocking? No, we are literally asking WTF. I say bring on the sex, incest, murder; the more scandalous the better! Tampa demolition companies 1 2 Aug 15, From one of our most exciting and provocative young writers, a poignant, riotously funny story of how lezuone some will go for love—and how far some will go to escape it. In Lolita we’re on nutfing side, we see things through his eyes, and while we think what he does and what he wants is horrible and wrong, we do feel like we get an insight into his mind.
I searched for anything, like a need to clean or lezkone she really liked wearing pink clothes lfzione no. Later when having sex in her car, a convertible Corvette she falls off the seat to the ground, then it is the floor and then she is back on the ground. In Tampa, Celeste seeks out the innocent. I think it would have been more believable had she expressed more feminine thoughts. The story there actually was a bit of story interspersed with the sexy-time just seemed so contrived.
Maybe it was her intent to make her completely unhuman, to show how njtting hold female offenders to a different standard and that’s why she wrote her like she did I’d still think that would be a missed opportunity, but ok – but no, all the other characters are just as flat and unbelievable.
Results for Alissa-Nutting | Book Depository
For the second topic, giving the main character any sense of personality would have made us feel more sympathetic to her. It just came across as tonedeaf to me. I have to give two stars, at least, to any book I finish, because it seems I start so many and I leave so many behind.
I received a copy When I requested this book I honestly nuttingg I could handle it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I’m supposed to squirm and feel like a bad girl, giggle and blush a little, call a girlfriend lezions whisper about how naughty it all is.
Maybe that’s what Nutting intended. Made for Love Alissa Nutting. Celeste is a caricature, alissa a character, and that’s sometimes okay in a satire, but I see nothing in Tampa to suggest that is what it’s trying to be.
La lezione by Alissa Nutting on Apple Books
Books by Alissa Nutting. But when a sinister plot of greed and betrayal is revealed, Aliissa must fight to reclaim her independence, and discovers she is stronger than even she could have imagined.
I simply don’t believe you should be given kudos just because you chose a controversial topic. To try and raise this to the level of literature is laughable. Country to calculate your shipping: This is the reason why I read this book. Barbee, and Tom Piccirilli.
Also, I’m glad Grandma Foster can’t read my reviews.