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I need you, says Brigitte, so that I This novel is so depressing.

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In a lot of jelinwk, yes, they are. Lawrence, and a lot about this story reminds me of a turn-of-the-century British novel in its exploration of social and sexual themes.

Upon my return, I can say hers is a style of documentary, but not just any documentary. Sentences are, for the most ajantes, short. The passages of humor are there to remind us that this fictional world, like our very own, is also a combination of tragedy and comedy. They both think that the only way to find true happiness is to marry the one they love.

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It was good times. Paula uses sex to change Erich and to marry a man she imagines he will soon become.

Nov 03, M. And of course there are the myriad episodes of violence, particularly of a sexual nature. We wishy-washy and oh so politically correct humans would do well to learn from such things! Two books to add. Return to Book Page. In fact, I recommend this book to all women raised in my own gender-conservative tradition, if only as a useful antidote to the romanticism that enslaves and destroys so many of them half of them, to be sure, enslaved and destroyed with a smile on their face and great joy in their heart.


The style though began to grab me. No trivia or quizzes yet. This novel is so depressing. She has great one-liners but there is something missing in her prose and I am not sure at this time what exactly that is.

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But that also depends on where and how you grew up. Brigitte who got her It was a good novel, Jelinek describes the suffering of women amantex traditional villages in Austria, I was astonished how they have similar problems and position as in the 3rd world villages. A Novel by John GrishamHardcover The name of the novel calls to mind D.

Les Amantes French Edition by Elfriede Jelinek

This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. She tells the story in a detached manner, empty of emotion, and straight to the point. Limited Edition Books in French. Aug 07, Allison Floyd rated it really liked it Recommends it for: May 17, Stephen Durrant rated it really liked it.

The setting is an Alpine village, where the whole living purpose of protagonists Brigitte and Paula is finding a man to secure a socio economical standing. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.


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This is quite effective: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? It was a good novel, Jelinek describes the suffering of women in traditional villages in Austria, I was astonished how they have similar problems and position as in the 3rd world villages.

But if it sounds like I’m not very enthusiastic about Jelinek’s writing, then I’m giving off the wrong impression. Also, independent of the feminist angle, Women as Lovers is a scathing indictment of class injustice and constricting, soul-destroying social paradigms. Sometimes, fortuitously, the second impression differs little from the first that initially motivated me to seek out more of their works.

To begin with, while the story does follow them as they “dream and talk about finding happiness, a comfortable home and a good man”, this doesn’t begin to summarize the novel.

I disliked and pitied every character — as I assume you’re supposed to — but I never found myself engaged enough in the material to really care either way. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. I love you and I need you.

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