Eat Me. Linda Jaivin, Author Broadway Books $20 (p) ISBN Helen a feminist university lecturer and Philippa a writer of a novel-in-progress called Eat Me. Linda Jaivin is the author of eight books, including the bestseller Eat Me – a romp through the lives of four Sydney women and their erotic. Making fun of both cliches about single women and conventions for erotica, Eat Me follows their love lives and the stories they tell one another about them.

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And writing essays, I started to work for a little magazine. The Passion Jeanette Winterson. OK, I admit I was forewarned that this book was definitely on the edge and erotica played heavy, but nothing could prepare me for Eat Me.

This was all unfolding against the backdrop of the rest of the Japanese War. Furthermore, if a grape is lodged so far up your vagina that you cannot extract it, maybe that’s a hint to not try it a second time. She out libertined him by a mile. I also discovered the name “Philippa” for the first time and kind of fell in love with it.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Her latest is A Eah Immoral Woman. Dec 14, Karen Hunt rated it liked it Shelves: Eat Meit beckons. Exercise where I just go out and I walk, and I try to stay in the present moment.

Extract from Eat Me. Then the publisher came along, so things rolled on from there. Learn online now Fiction and novels Freelance writing Business writing Gift vouchers Train your team Manuscript assessments Fiction mentorships All courses.


I went to China. Jul 07, Heather rated it liked it Recommends it for: Linda The idea came about, I can tell you the exact moment, I was reading a biography of George Morrison, the great Australian journalist from the turn of the century.

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I went to Taiwan to continue my study of Chinese. Eat Me was her first novel and was a bestseller in Australia and overseas. I did a lot of research. China was opening up. Chuck Berry once said that if you want to ext a hit, “write a song with jaivih name of a town in it, then all the people in the town will buy the record.

Part of that is also too many deadlines all coming in at the same time. We can notify you when this item is back in stock.

Highly amusing, sections of the story are completely over the top, and there is certainly nothing held back. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Eat Me was published inwell and truly the past now, as it’s difficult to remember a world in which talking loudly on your Mobile Phone about “E-Mail” made you sound like a wanker. I’m not from Sydney, but it’s still all kind of familiar. Review quote “Linda Jaivin’s novel will probably do for Lebanese cucumbers what Delia Smith’s books did for cranberries.

I think workshops are great. I’m fairly certain I had a good reason. Jan 08, Ashke rated it liked it. I was reading the book. Helen’s surreal fantasy about finding Rambo washed up on Manly beach, her analytical letter describing a rough quickie with a truckie right under the Big Merino at Goulburn, and her affair with a student; excerpts from Philippa’s novel with the title Eat Meincluding an opening chapter describing debauchery in a supermarket; Julia’s affairs with young men and her “one-morning stand” with a Beijing snake-charmer during a trip to China; and Chantal’s story about hiring an agency escort and memories of a relationship with a poet a decade ago.


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Jun 01, Erin rated it it was ok Shelves: Also full of colorful characters. May 12, amy rated it did not like it Shelves: I think your best teachers will always be books. Wow this book was bad. The Monkey and the Dragon.

You have to be very, very true to yourself; write what you want to read. Valerie So how in the world do you fit it all in, or juggle it? I think my life has become a bit fractured recently.

Considering she’s also written Rock’n’Roll Babes From Outerspacethe novel equivalent of the bizarrest of the bizarre sleazy B-movies, just reinforces the fact.

Things like she was seduced by a Doctor Jack Fee in a restaurant called the Hens and Chickens, or Poultry, or something.