Eat Me

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Broadway Books, 1998 - Fiction - 256 pages
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In this eye-popping first novel--a runaway best-seller in Australia--Linda Jaivin invites readers to partake of a lusty banquet of conversations about that hottest topic of all--sex. The talk is served up in various trendy cafDs by a foursome of bright, successful women: Julia, a photographer with a penchant for Peking duck and acrobatic men; Chantal, a fashion magazine editor, whose sexual exploits give new meaning to "mixing and matching"; Helen, a feminist scholar, whose wholesome demeanor belies her exotic sexual fantasies; and Philippa, a writer who appears to be taking rather close notes on her friends' raunchy tales.

With its layering of stories within stories, "Eat Me" is as provocative in structure as it is potent in detail. Is it a literary romp? A work of pornography? A devastating social satire? One thing is clear: This outspoken, outrageous, utterly irresistible debut is destined to be the most talked about book of the year.

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User Review  - Louise Reynolds - Goodreads

Clever, satirical and very, very funny. Loved it. Read full review

Review: Eat Me

User Review  - Louise Reynolds - Goodreads

Clever, satirical and very, very funny. Loved it. Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Linda Jaivin is a freelance writer and translator. Her journalism has appeared in a wide range of publications, including Australian Rolling Stone and Australian New Woman. Raised in New London, Connecticut, and educated at Brown University, she worked and studied in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and mainland China before settling permanently in Sydney, Australia.

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