Leila is an artist who is driven to distraction by her lover. She is torn apart by the idea that her creative edge depends on the trauma of her entanglement and the fear that it will end in her destruction. This novel records her efforts to regain her sanity. Jong is the author of "Fear of Flying".
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Artist, mother and international celebrity Leila Sands is addicted to drink, drugs and her lover. Her hold on sanity slithering away, she embarks on a sensual and spiritual odyssey which takes her, via the wilder shores of lust and licence, to sex-filled, water-lapped days in Venice.About the Author:
Erica Jong is a poet, novelist and essayist whose works have been influential all over the world. Her first novel Fear of Flying has sold over 27 million copies from the US and Europe to China. Fear of Flying has just celebrated its 40th Anniversary with new editions in many languages. She is the author of seven widely honoured volumes of poetry, eight novels and seven non-fiction books. Her forthcoming novel is Fear of Dying, due for release in September 2015. Among other awards she has been honoured with the Fernanda Pivano Award for Literature in Italy, the Sigmund Freud award in Italy, the United Nations Award for Excellence in Literature and Poetry Magazine’s Bess Hokin Prize.
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