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He would only glimpse my new blouse or pumps for a couple of minutes before they were discarded in some corner until he left.

If I could write like this I wouldn’t ask for anything else. I’d give it 4. If you can read French, her work Se perdre is the diary on which this novel is based.

It is like the diary of a woman who finds herself in a particular kind of limbo that happens when the afterglow of a love has passed, the passion has morphed, the desire to re-live it remains in memory, but the realistic distance of self-reflection has interceded.

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Her honesty forces her to admit that the affair was one of passion not of love. Killing Commendatore Haruki Murakami. English Choose a language for shopping.

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May 21, Evan rated it liked it Shelves: La place Annie Ernaux. I read it in a single sitting. I love reading books simmple this. A Simple Passion Annie Ernaux.


Something happens at the end of the book nothing dramatic, like a murder or even a confrontation, but I don’t want to spoil the experience for you and we’re forced to consider her anew.

Even if this could be explained by the oppressed condition of women, it seemed to me that something had been irretrievably lost. Passion simple – Canada. So sipmle sparse, haunting and beautiful.

To be daily entangled already with the love of enaux life after all the pain and the years involved in getting to the sweeter meat of our relationship, to cheat or not to cheat is never the question.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. They are both very talented writers. I think that’s why women, in particular, gravitate to Ernaux’s short, disturbing books they know they’re real. The way Ernaux describes these feelings is very familiar.

Passion Perfect – UK. My television set doesn’t have a decoder; the images on the screen were blurred, the words replaced by strange sound effects, hissing and babbling, a different sort of language, smiple and continuous. In them I recognised the shape of A’s shoulders, his loins, his penis, and especially the slight hollow following the inner curve of his thigh up to the groin.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Normal People Sally Rooney. But, as usual, Ernaux manages to fashion a fascinating, if sometimes bizarre book from this starting point. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Her terse and brutally honest conveyance of the id-ness of it all – the primitive hunger, the compulsive grasping, the self-serving nature of every interpersonal transaction paesion without the trappings of romance or the yardstick of morality, allows for the creation of an equally honest internal space in which we might reflect on our own experience with obsession, enslavement, and lust.


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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Simple Passion – Canada. Book ratings by Goodreads. The fact that Ernaux’s sexual passion for anjie younger nanie man is confessed to and described in total here between the covers of this book makes the actions of these lovers no more and no less palatable than anything Marguerite Duras may have written for us several years before.

It’s time out of time, a shared secret, a deep and wordless acknowledgment of need and a gloriously hot way of satisfying that need. And they remind me of when annei whole being was electrified and puffed up and full, and then of the aftermath when my insides exploded and left a wreck that jangled around like shattered metal and I couldn’t move or think without feeling all of that.

The Clockmaker’s Daughter Kate Morton. We were burning a capital of desire. At a spare sixty-one pages, Annie Ernaux’s account of a woman’s experience with all-consuming passion is mercifully brief.