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Louisa, a smartly dressed young woman in the midst of a divorce, meets a charismatic man in a pub, and within an hour has been sexually conquered by him on a garden bench. Thus begins her baffling but magnetic love affair with Richard Gordon. It is unlikely that any young woman will write a book as good, as honest, as provocative as Gordon' Telegraph. Superbly written and unsettling' Beryl Bainbridge.
Library of Congress Control Number: 2002070427. International Standard Book Number (ISBN): 0375421947. Summary, et. Thus begins her baffling but magnetic love affair with, and virtual enslavement to, Richard Gordon. Gordon, a psychiatrist, keeps Louisa in his thrall with his almost omniscient ability to see through her and she, in turn, is gripped by the deep, unexpected pleasure of complete submission
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She was educated at a French lycée in Prague, and left that city in 1938 to marry an Englishman. During her years in Britain, she worked in the Office of the Chief Surgeon for the . Army in Cheltenham, and then became a captain in the British Army, working as a high-level conference interpreter. Her short stories began to appear in The New Yorker in the fifties, and over the enxt several decades she published a number of novels, as well as a popular travel book, The Surprise.
A chilly case of anaethetised post-war sex. By Joan Smith. Two years ago, Templeton agreed that the book should appear under its original title and bearing her real name. Written 20 years after the story it records, the book deals with a period that was fast receding into the past. The passage of time has done the novel a favour, for the society it describes, full of people uneasily trying to adapt after the moral dislocations of the war, is a corrective to simplistic notions about the Forties. C) 2017-2018 All rights are reserved by their owners. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners.
On first reading Gordon, as with so many books banned under the Obscene Publications Act, it's difficult to see by modern standards what all the fuss was about
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She spent the first four years of her life in Vienna, before moving back to Prague with her mother to the home of her grandparents.