eAudio - unabridged
(6.25 hours)
Product Number: OB4964
Released: 25 Jun, 2009
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9780007328451
Narrator(s): Emilia Fox
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With her jaunty dissection of the sex life and the private grooming habits of the novel's 18-year-old narrator, Helen Memel, Charlotte Roche has turned the previously unspeakable into the national conversation in Germany. The book is a headlong dash through every crevice and byproduct, physical and psychological, of its narrator's body and mind. It is difficult to overstate the raunchiness of the novel. Wetlands opens in a hospital room after an intimate shaving accident. It gives a detailed topography of Helen's hemorrhoids, continues into the subject of anal intercourse and only gains momentum from there, eventually reaching avocado pits as objects of female sexual satisfaction and - here is where the debate kicks in - just possibly female empowerment. Clearly the novel has struck a nerve, catching a wave of popular interest in renewing the debate over women's roles and image in society.

Author(s): Charlotte Roche
Imprint: Fourth Estate
Original Publish Date: 25 Jun, 2009

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Author(s): Charlotte Roche
Product Number WEB13277
Released: 06 Mar, 2009
Business Term: OBOU 26 Circs
Publisher: Fourth Estate
ISBN: #9780007319947

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