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The writing was cold, distant and clinical.

Books by Nikki Gemmell. I can’t deal with a woman who won’t walk out only because she doesn’t want her friend to win? I suppose I like the idea of a marriage surviving longer than the honeymoon. As I read I kept thinking, “Yes, this rings true, I recognize these feelings. I mentioned at the start that this is a found narrative.

In France she’s been described as a female Jack Kerouac, in Australia as one of the most original and engaging authors of her generation and in the Nilki as one of the few truly original voices to emerge in a long time.

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There’s a lot more going on her This is an ambitious and affecting novel and I don’t know how I missed all the hype about njkki when it first came out. Despite the embarrassing content, my biggest problem with ‘The Bride Stripped Bare’ is the ending. I was quite surprised to see this in the Daily Mail’s list of 30 most titillating books of all time today. It’s called With My Body.

Tweety rated it it was ok Mar 11, AnaKorn rated it did not like it Jul 17, There were parts of the book that I thought were very good. But The Bride Stripped Bare absolutely floored me from the very beginning. Maybe that’s the point? Cath marked it as to-read Oct 03, She was unsympathetic from the get-go, because she was supposedly “bein I should say, I skimmed the sex scenes. She believes her marriage offers her a sense of security but little else, and then an act of betrayal on her honeymoon propels her into a world of desire, fantasy and recklessness.


All of it is riveting. She is The best second person narrative I have read, ever!

She has discovered a forgotten Elizabethan manuscript that dares to speak of what women truly desire, and inspired by its revelations, she tastes for the first time the intoxicating power of knowing what she wants and how to get it. To ask other readers questions about The Bride Stripped Bareplease sign up.

Even with the edition including the author interview, I didn’t clearly understand what was so incredibly fascinating about the old anonymously authored book. There is no way the police would not consider a ‘Canoe Man’ disappearance to be strong possibility, and at some point, I fully expected her and her baby to have to go on the run, with sexy Gabriel or without him.

At the end, we learn that she also gave the impression of taking her baby son probably her husband’s, not her lover’s with her in death. I didn’t really find the structure of this book that appealing.

Paperbackpages. Some people may find some sort of social commentary hidden in the pages of this book. So I didn’t care about her discovering orgasms – and I find it difficult to believe that a woman who never masturbated to find out what she was missing would have a satisfying extramarital affair.

My problem is with the female character With the use of this, the bride embarks on a double life, discovering what her desires really are and how she must go about satisfying them. It struck me all the way through that only someone who has lived this ‘experience’ would know how despidw write about it Jun 28, Annie rated it did not like it Recommends it for: See 1 question about The Bride Stripped Bare…. It’s about sex, yes, but it’s more.


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My only major issues was the sex in the book. Why does this book polarise opinion so much? Ana Rodrigues marked it as to-read Apr 29, Sep 11, Kyle Wendy Skultety gimmethatbook. You have come across a manuscript by an Elizabethan in which she writes witty and confidential secret desires of women of that era, you decide that you too should do something of the kind.

It’s about a suburban housewife who nkkki stifled in her marriage and yearns for something more. Was it free doughnuts and cocaine day at the station, or did they question her friends and family in Urdu?

Anonymity is always intriguing.

Noivw this is my first foray into erotic fiction, I had very little idea of what to expect. I loved that this was not an easy book.

Return to Book Page. They have complexity and nuance which ring true.

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That could be another reason I don’t fully understand how much love could be there or how great of a wife she could really be. Yes, this book contains explicit scenes — but unlike most general fiction novels cough, The Bronze Horseman, coughwe are given snippets of boldness to accommodate a softer understanding. Her problems were definitely real, but what she decided despoda do about them seemed really illogical to me.

So I’m not saying never, but not for now at any nnoiva.