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All the Dirty Parts by Daniel Handler

By Daniel Handler

From bestselling, award-winning writer Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket), a gutsy, intriguing novel that appears in truth on the erotic impulses of an all-too-typical younger man.

Cole is a boy in highschool. He runs move state, he sketches, he jokes round with pals. yet none of this fairly concerns subsequent to the attract of intercourse. "Let me placed it this way," he says. "Draw a bunch line, with 0 is you by no means take into consideration intercourse and ten is, it is all you consider, and while you're drawing the road, i'm pondering sex."

Cole fantasizes approximately whomever he is . He consumes and stocks pornography. And he sleeps with loads of women, that is starting to earn him a not-quite-savory popularity round tuition. This leaves him adrift with in simple terms his ally for corporation, after which whatever startling starts off to ensue among them that will be what he is been in spite of everything this time-and then he meets Grisaille.

All The soiled elements is an unblinking tackle teenage wish in a tradition of unrelenting explicitness and shunted conversation, the place intercourse sounds like love, yet not anyone is aware what love sounds like. With brief chapters within the sort of Jenny Offill or Mary Robison, Daniel Handler supplies us a young, brutal, humorous, intoxicating portrait of an age whilst the lens of intercourse tilts the realm. "There are love tales galore," Cole tells us, "This isn't really that. the tale i am typing is the entire soiled parts."

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