Jake Richardson, an Oxford don nearing sixty with a lifetime's lechery behind him, is in pursuit of his lost libido and heads of to the consulting room of a miniature sex therapist. Not one to disobey a doctor's orders, he runs the full humiliating gamut of sex labs and trendy 'workshops', where more than souls are bared. He decks himself with cunning gadgetry, dreams up a weekly fantasy, pets diligently with his overweight wife and browses listlessly through porn magazines behind locked doors. Is sex really worth it? As liberationists abuse him, a campus hostess bores him into bed - and even his own wife starts acting oddly - Jake seriously begins to wonder.
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'In these explicit days, Mr Amis is the laureate of the unsayable, the literary it man' -- Sunday TelegraphBook Description:
A powerful read brought back to life; surprising, honest and witty at every turn.
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1980. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110140050965
Book Description Penguin Books. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140050965 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0059098
Book Description Penguin Books, 1980. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140050965