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Prostitution
     

Prostitution

by Pierre Guyotat, Bruce Benderson (Translator), Maya Khosla
 
Pierre Guyotat's extraordinary novel of 1975, a vast enumeration of sexual acts accumulating and multiplying in an Algerian urban landscape, where every orgasm has its exact price and where every prostitute is one fuck away from death, Prostitution creates its own corporeal language of sex, stripped violently to the bone, inflicting impact upon impact upon the

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Pierre Guyotat's extraordinary novel of 1975, a vast enumeration of sexual acts accumulating and multiplying in an Algerian urban landscape, where every orgasm has its exact price and where every prostitute is one fuck away from death, Prostitution creates its own corporeal language of sex, stripped violently to the bone, inflicting impact upon impact upon the reader's neural system.

Revered in his native France, Guyotat remains an unprecedented literary figure, creating work of absolute originality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873760812
Publisher:
Red Dust
Publication date:
01/01/1995
Series:
French Series
Pages:
32

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Bruce Benderson
An excerpt from Pierre Guyotat's ground-breaking novel of sexual reductionism and linguistic purification, one of the most radical attacks on the power of civilized language ever attempted.
Pierre Guyotat
This book is a crime... Accentuated rhythmized, lexiconized by...everything I've been forbidden to live

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