Paradise, piece by piece

by Molly Peacock

Paper Book, 1998




New York : Riverhead Books, 1998.


Based on the choices one makes, & how it affects your life.

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LibraryThing member carrieprice78
I haven't read it all, but I did page through it and read many parts of it. This book gave me the best laugh I've had in a long, long time. There is a laughably bad love scene. I read parts of it to my friend and we had tears streaming down our faces from laughing so hard. A quote: "Usually, we
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made love at my place in Manhattan, but I had stayed in Williamsburg with Tilla because we had come from a family birthday party and were scheduled to go to brunch in Manhattan with Mariah and one of her ex-husbands who had turned out to be a set-designer friend of Tilla's." A longer scene set-up will not be had. And, later: "...I watched his eyes open and shut, open and shut with his thrusts..." This scene was horrendously bad, but just about every sentence I read had the same pretentious, overly-indulgent self-awareness. It gets tedious and annoying. I would not read this book in its entirety.

Try that one on for size--opening and shutting your eyes while thrusting, I mean. It's pretty fun.
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