First published in , Eat Me became an instant international bestseller—and caused a scandal in the is a photographer, Chantal edits a fashion. Praise. “Eat Me is the sexiest thing to come out of Australia since Mel Gibson. And it’s funnier, too.” –Glamour “[Jaivin’s] light touch prompts even. Making fun of both cliches about single women and conventions for erotica, Eat Me follows their love lives and the stories they tell one another about them.
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Sex with fruit in supermarkets anyone? Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Considering she’s also written Rock’n’Roll Babes From Outerspacethe novel equivalent of the bizarrest of the bizarre sleazy B-movies, just reinforces the fact. Drums of Autumn Starz Tie-in Edition. Professionally, their lives could not be more different, but whenever they get together, there are always plenty of intimate revelations to dish up and devour.
Eat Me (Linda Jaivin) – book review
Share Eat Me via: But this definitely was way more than I bargained for! Some of the lines were so hilariously bad: Highly amusing, sections of the story are completely over the top, and there is certainly nothing held back. Jul 07, Heather rated it liked it Recommends it for: Making fun of both cliches about single women and conventions for erotica, Eat Me follows their love lives and the stories they tell one another about them: Pass on this one.
Jan 08, Katie M. Jul 16, Sonia rated it it was amazing Shelves: All I know is that I don’t ever want to read it again, for one reason: Small Publisher of the Year. Julia, Chantal, Helen, and Phillipa are the best of friends.
With a new introduction by Krissy Kneen, author of Affection and Triptych. Paperbackpages. Jan 21, graham rated it did not like it.
Books by Linda Jaivin. No trivia or quizzes yet. If you’re not hooked within reading the first chapter in the supermarket, then I feel bad for you since you must be asexual.
Y’know, just a pointer. Promise Not to Tell. The first chapter blew me away and I thought, “What the heck am I reading, and why am I even continuing? This outrageous, irresistible, and utterly original debut, which led Entertainment Weekly to call Jaivin “one of the most creative people in entertainment,” is the juiciest book you will read this year. Sorry, but sticking fruit up one’s hoohah?
I also discovered the name “Philippa” iaivin the first time and kind of fell in love with it. Sexy, intelligent, predatory, they are women of their time—but can we believe their wild and wicked descriptions of their erotic exploits? Nov 08, Mandy rated it really liked it. Professionally, their lives could not be more different, but whenever they get together, there are always plenty of intimate revelations to dish up and devour.
Eat Me | Linda Jaivin
Ultimately, if you’re looking for a sexy read, I’d stick with Anais Nin, but if lina looking for something with more modern pop culture and fashion references, then I guess this works.
About Eat Me In this eye-popping first novel—a bestseller in both the United States and Australia—Linda Jaivin invites readers to overhear what women really talk about when they talk about sex. The Text Publishing Company. Considering she’s also written Rock’n’Roll Babes From Outerspacethe novel equivalent of the bizarrest of the b I don’t believe this is a work of erotica. Julia, Chantal, Helen, and Phillipa are the best of friends. Facebook facebook Rat twitter Email mail.
I appreciate details like splitting a cab from the Cross to Surry Hills via Darlinghurst, the spot-on descriptions of parties in Paddington and Glebe, models downing long blacks at linxa Tropicana, and gronks at the Sando. The writing is not great md you’re given over to immature gushing accounts of Sexual Couplings and Variations This was such a treat to read while in Sydney!
Dec 14, Karen Hunt rated it liked it Shelves: Additionally, there was this whole convoluted plot line towards the end, a book inside a book, that was just unnecessary. Then in the second chapter, when the “real” characters were introduced not the story within a storyI couldn’t keep track of who was talking and I only got to page eay before the mindless chatter started to completely bore me and I began to tune out. If the pages are stuck together, it’s only because I had a cold.
Introduction by Krissy Kneen. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I can say, however, that this is a fun and sexy, sexy book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please llinda up. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Return to Book Page. Julia is a spunky photographer with a penchant for Peking duck and younger men; Chantal is a fashion magazine editor whose sexual preferences give new meaning to the words “mixing and matching”; Helen is a feminist scholar whose outward wholesomeness belies her inner naughtiness; and Phillipa is a somewhat secretive writer who appears to be taking rather close notes jaivinn her friends’ raunchy tales.