This erotic novel unites the psychological thriller and the literary novel of romance as the author probes the sexual obsessions of his hero - one of the most revered figures of the 19th-century novel. By the author of "The Very Model of a Man" and "Coming from Behind".
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"Brilliantly funny and inventive-An astonishing display of irreverent wit, marvellous situational set-pieces and biting one-liners" ( Guardian)
"Brilliant and original" ( Evening Standard)
"Howard Jacobson comes from behind the "tropic swamps of the imagination" to drag admirers into them again, kicking and screaming and laughing our heads off" ( The Times)
'The funniest book about sex ever written' - Time Out
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Book Description Penguin Books Canada, Limited, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140174931