22 Minutes of Unconditional Love by Daphne Merkin [epub]
epub | 1.08 MB | English | Isbn:0374140383 |
Author: Daphne Merkin | PAge: 257 | Year: 2020
A harrowing, compulsively readable novel about breaking free of sexual obsession
"No one found Howard Rose interesting, that is, but me."
Judith Rose is an ambitious book editor in her late twenties living and working in New York City. Inexperienced with romantic love, she works hard, sees a small group of friends, and visits Dr. Munch, her beloved therapist, on whom she is dependent. Three weeks after her therapist’s death, Judith reluctantly attends a cocktail party. Her life changes the instant she meets Howard Rose, a charismatic and commanding lawyer thirteen years her senior with whom she becomes sexually obsessed.
Swept off her feet, everything she does is now about Howard: He calls her at work, instructs her on what to wear to dinner, and takes control of her body and sexuality with complete ownership. Judith becomes dependent on the push-pull of their sexual entanglement and on Howard’s attention and approval,…
Category:Women’s Literary Fiction, Contemporary Literary Fiction, Women’s Domestic Life Fiction