9780099422051

Kelly + Victor

ISBN 10: 0099422050 / 0-09-942205-0
ISBN 13: 9780099422051
Publisher: Vintage Uk
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:

A dark and disturbing new novel about sadomasochism -- from the acclaimed author of Grits and Sheepshagger.

A bar in Liverpool, January 2, 2000. Victor, coming down from the recent global party, meets a girl. Some time later that night he is in her bed. This, he thinks, is the best sex he’s ever had. Kelly, coming down after the recent global party, meets a boy. Some time later that night he is in her bed. This, she thinks, is the best sex she’s ever had.

So the story of Kelly & Victor progresses, through two mirror-image narratives: the spiraling intensity of a sexual obsession traced to an inevitable, devastating conclusion. Set against a backdrop of urban despair, spiritual absence and a world swamped with pornography, it is, above all, a love story -- or what the 21st-century will allow of one.


Review:

"...Griffiths's raw patois scratches effectively under the skin, and even unsavory characters who still call their mums can elicit sympathy."

Kirkus, 11/15/2003

 

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Book Description: VINTAGE, United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. A bar in Liverpool January 2nd 200: VICTOR meets a girl. Some time later that night he is in her bed. This, he thinks, is the best sex he s ever had. KELLY meets a boy. Some time later that night he is in her bed. This, she thinks, is the best sex she s ever had. So the story of Kelly + Victor progresses, through two mirror-image narratives: a story of the growth and spiralling intensity of sexual obsession, traced to its inevitable, devastating conclusion. Set against a backdrop of urban despair, spiritual absence adn a world swamped with pornography, this is a novel about yearning for union, for purity, and for magic and mystery ina world that denies them all. And it is, above everything, a love story - or all that 21st century Britain will allow of one. Bookseller Inventory # LVN9780099422051

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Book Description: VINTAGE, United Kingdom, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 129 mm. Brand New Book. A bar in Liverpool January 2nd 200: VICTOR meets a girl. Some time later that night he is in her bed. This, he thinks, is the best sex he s ever had. KELLY meets a boy. Some time later that night he is in her bed. This, she thinks, is the best sex she s ever had. So the story of Kelly + Victor progresses, through two mirror-image narratives: a story of the growth and spiralling intensity of sexual obsession, traced to its inevitable, devastating conclusion. Set against a backdrop of urban despair, spiritual absence adn a world swamped with pornography, this is a novel about yearning for union, for purity, and for magic and mystery ina world that denies them all. And it is, above everything, a love story - or all that 21st century Britain will allow of one. Bookseller Inventory # AB99780099422051

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