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The Professor of Desire
by Philip Roth


Overview - Professor of Desire follows David Kepesh from the domesticity of childhood into the vast wilderness of erotic possibility, from a menage a trois in London to the throes of loneliness in New York. Roth creates a supremely intelligent, affecting, and often hilarious novel about the dilemma of pleasure: where we seek it; why we flee it; and how we struggle to make a truce between dignity and desire.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Professor of Desire follows David Kepesh from the domesticity of childhood into the vast wilderness of erotic possibility, from a menage a trois in London to the throes of loneliness in New York. Roth creates a supremely intelligent, affecting, and often hilarious novel about the dilemma of pleasure: where we seek it; why we flee it; and how we struggle to make a truce between dignity and desire.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780679749004
  • ISBN-10: 0679749004
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: March 1994
  • Page Count: 272

Series: Vintage International

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