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Overview

Trysting by Emmanuelle Pagano


“It’s as though you had to know the password for our relationship . . .”

What is love? Why do some people make our hearts flutter, while others leave us cold? A seductive blend of Maggie Nelson and Marguerite Duras, Trysting seizes romance’s slippery truths by letting us glimpse nearly 300 beguiling relationships: scenes between all genders and sexualities, including first dates, infidelities, dependencies, missed connections, bitter memories, and first passions. Proving that the erotic knows no bounds, almost anything can be a means of attraction: from amnesia and throat-clearing to sign language, earplugs, back hair, arthritis, PVC, and showers. Combining aphorisms, anecdotes, and adventures, Trysting is a tour de force that gives a new perspective on a question as old as humanity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781931883566
Publisher: Two Lines Press
Publication date: 11/15/2016
Edition description: Translatio
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Emmanuelle Pagano is the recipient of numerous awards, including the European Union Prize for Literature for her novel Les Adolescents troglodytes. The author of seven works of literature with the prestigious French publisher P.O.L, she lives in Ardéche, France.

Jennifer Higgins is a freelance translator and editor based in Oxford, U.K. Sophie Lewis’s translations include The Earth Turned Upside Down by Jules Verne, The Man Who Walked Through Walls by Marcel Aymé, and Thérèse and Isabelle by Violette Leduc. An editor at large for And Other Stories Publishing, she lives in London.

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