Tim Parks Sex is Forbidden

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Sex is Forbidden

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Sex is forbidden at the Dasgupta Institute. So what is the sparkling, magnetically attractive Beth Marriot doing here? Beth is fighting demons: a catastrophic series of events has undermined all prospect of happiness. Trauma leaves her no alternative but to bury herself in the austere asceticism of a community that wakes at 4am, doesn't permit eye contact, let alone speech, and keeps men and women strictly segregated. But the curious self dies hard. Conflicted and wayward, Beth stumbles on a diary and cannot keep away from it, or the man who wrote it.

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"It's a cracker - clever, funny and insightful, with complicated, conflicted and totally convincing Beth at heart" (Harry Ritchie Daily Mail)

"Parks writes with detachment, wit and intelligence, and the troubled voice in Beth is entirely convincing" (Kate Saunders The Times)

"A wry and subtle story about what happens when the western self tries to lose itself." (Kathryn Hughes Prospect)

"An eminently readable and thought-provoking novel that teases you to the last page, and possibly beyond" (Marcus Berkmann Spectator)

"Quirky, witty and deep" (Todd McEwen Sunday Herald)

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A gripping and perceptive novel about the trials of self-discovery by one of our most highly acclaimed writers.

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Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Sex is forbidden at the Dasgupta Institute. So what is the sparkling, magnetically attractive Beth Marriot doing here? Beth is fighting demons: a catastrophic series of events has undermined all prospect of happiness. Trauma leaves her no alternative but to bury herself in the austere asceticism of a community that wakes at 4am, doesn t permit eye contact, let alone speech, and keeps men and women strictly segregated. But the curious self dies hard. Conflicted and wayward, Beth stumbles on a diary and cannot keep away from it, or the man who wrote it. It was originally published with the title The Server . Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099565895

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Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Sex is forbidden at the Dasgupta Institute. So what is the sparkling, magnetically attractive Beth Marriot doing here? Beth is fighting demons: a catastrophic series of events has undermined all prospect of happiness. Trauma leaves her no alternative but to bury herself in the austere asceticism of a community that wakes at 4am, doesn t permit eye contact, let alone speech, and keeps men and women strictly segregated. But the curious self dies hard. Conflicted and wayward, Beth stumbles on a diary and cannot keep away from it, or the man who wrote it. It was originally published with the title The Server . Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099565895

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Book Description Book Condition: New. Publisher/Verlag: Random House UK | Sex ist im Dasgupta Institut verboten. Was also macht die unglaublich attraktive Beth Marriot hier? Warum verbringt eine junge Frau, deren unwiderstehliche Vitalität und selbstbewusstes Ego einst auf Eroberung und Ruhm aus waren, jetzt einen Monat nach dem anderen als Helferin im vegetarischen Restaurant eines puristischen Buddhisten-Retreats? Beth bekämpft Dämonen. Eine Folge von katastrophalen Ereignissen hat alle ihre Hoffnungen auf Glück unterminiert. Aus diesem Trauma gibt es für sie nur einen Ausweg: die asketische Strenge einer Gemeinschaft, in der man um vier Uhr morgens geweckt wird, keinen Augenkontakt mit anderen haben, geschweige denn mit ihnen sprechen darf und in der Frauen und Männer streng getrennt sind. Aber Neugier stirbt zuletzt. Als Beth über ein Tagebuch stolpert, muss sie es lesen und fängt an, den Mann zu beobachten, dem es gehört. Und je mehr sie sich nach der Reinheit der schweigenden Priesterin des Retreats sehnt, desto mehr begehrt sie die Priesterin selbst. Sex ist verboten in seinem neuen Roman konfrontiert Tim Parks westlichen Individualismus mit dem buddhistischen Credo, dass das, was wir Selbst nennen, eine unwirkliche Fantasie ist. A gripping and perceptive novel about the trials of self-discovery by one of our most highly acclaimed writers. | Sex is forbidden at the Dasgupta Institute. So what is the sparkling, magnetically attractive Beth Marriot doing here? Beth is fighting demons: a catastrophic series of events has undermined all prospect of happiness. Trauma leaves her no alternative but to bury herself in the austere asceticism of a community that wakes at 4am, doesn't permit eye contact, let alone speech, and keeps men and women strictly segregated. But the curious self dies hard. Conflicted and wayward, Beth stumbles on a diary and cannot keep away from it, or the man who wrote it.Originally published with the title The Server | Format: Paperback | Language/Sprache: english | 212 gr | 197x132x18 mm | 288 pp. Bookseller Inventory # K9780099565895

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