Anthropology

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Canongate, Jan 1, 2010 - Dating (Social customs) - 110 pages
11 Reviews
AnthropologyI loved an anthropologist. She went to Mongolia to study the gays. At first she kept their culture at arm's length, but eventually she decided that her fieldwork would benefit from assimilation. She worked hard to become as much like them as possible, and gradually she was accepted. After a while she ended our romance by letter. It breaks my heart to think of her herding those yaks in the freezing hills, the peak of her leather cap shielding her eyes from the driving wind, her wrist dangling away, and nothing but a handlebar moustache to keep her top lip warm.

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User Review  - Samantha Penrose - Goodreads

Overall, I found this to be an unpleasant read. It's a collection of 101 blurbs, (each story is only a paragraph or two long), depicting broken, twisted, failed relationships. I dog-eared four ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rachel Gopal - Goodreads

Finished the book in a little less than two days. It was a quick read and it was worth it. Some of the stories were in a sense, heartbreaking. Some stories were enlightening and others made you think ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Dan Rhodes was born in 1972. He is the author of Timoleon Vieta Come Home, Don't Tell Me the Truth About Love, Gold and Little Hands Clapping. In 2003 he was named by Granta Magazine as one of their twenty Best of Young British Novelists. He lives in Edinburgh.

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