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The Taste Of A Man

By Slavenka Drakulic

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*An original, erotic and daring love story.

One autumn in New York, a young Polish poet, studying literature, and a Brazilian anthropologist researching a new book, meet, fall in love and move into a tiny apartment together. Tereza has a lover waiting for her in Poland, Jose a wife and child in Sao Paulo, and it would seem this could only be the most temporary of affairs. Yet there emerges the mesmerizingly explicit portrait of a relationship conducted at the extreme edge of sensuality, defying conventional definition. With no common language, exiled from their culture, for each of them the body of the other becomes everything: spirituality, sustenance, almost unbearable pleasure. Breathtakingly erotic, intensely physical, profoundly intelligent, THE TASTE OF A MAN pursues a path traced by a love based on pure appetite with shameless and unflinching candour, to its ecstatic and terrible conclusion.

Biographical Notes

Slavenka Drakulic was born in Croatia. Her three novels and three non-fiction titles have been translated into many major European languages.

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  • ISBN: 9781405525329
  • Publication date: 17 Jan 2013
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  • Imprint: Abacus
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