Eat Me. Linda Jaivin, Author Broadway Books $20 (p) ISBN Helen a feminist university lecturer and Philippa a writer of a novel-in-progress called Eat Me. Linda Jaivin is the author of eight books, including the bestseller Eat Me – a romp through the lives of four Sydney women and their erotic. Making fun of both cliches about single women and conventions for erotica, Eat Me follows their love lives and the stories they tell one another about them.

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Jul 07, Heather rated mw liked it Recommends it for: My steam escapes into various forms while the stew is cooking in the pressure cooker. When I was a little kid I wanted to be a librarian. Apr 02, Lara rated it it was ok. I really, really love working in different forms. To ask other readers questions about Eat Meplease sign up.

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Goodreads is the world’s largest ewt for readers with over 50 million reviews. Linda Jaivin is the author of eight books, including the bestseller Eat Me — a romp through the lives of four Sydney women and their erotic exploits.


I appreciate details like splitting a cab from the Cross to Surry Hills via Darlinghurst, the spot-on descriptions of parties in Paddington and Linra, models downing long blacks at the Tropicana, and gronks at the Sando. Share Eat Me via: But the individual scenes are amongst the most outrageous ever composed in Australian literature.

There is lots and lots of sex, so if you’re looking for that, Eat Me delivers, but the sex scenes are a little lackluster, trite stories about sailors and truck mechanics and horseback riding. Open Preview See a Problem? Fear Of Flying Erica Jong. Oh, and Love is in the Airwhich I play rather badly as well, but am enjoying. But what is fiction and what is fact in these wild erotic exploits? Valerie Obviously you enjoyed it. I was probably more writing it for three years, or something like that.

Deliciously naughty and from a woman’s point of view. A bit raunchy and scandalous in a fun kind of way.

But, it was great, and it was fun. I was writing stories. I did have that with that.

Eat Me (Linda Jaivin) – book review

I also realized I knew almost next to nothing about the Russo Japanese War. So, what happened was I put it in a drawer. Maybe it was recommended to me, maybe the title grabbed me The Monkey and the Linsa. Ah well, at least it was short.

Many a laughs were had as I read this book aloud to two girlfriends in the car on our way to a VERY religious wedding ceremony. Reality is not easy to separate from fantasy or fiction eag all of this mw and Eat Me turns out to be a novel within another novel, with postmodern narrative games all around.


I went to China. I appreciate details like splitting a Eat Me was published inwell and truly the past now, as it’s difficult to remember a world in which talking loudly on your Mobile Phone about “E-Mail” made you sound like a wanker.

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For chrissakes, there’s a kiss that lingers for several pages, going into such ridiculous, hilarious detail that it’s clear the author is being more then a little cheeky. It seemed out of reach. The best of friends, they meet at trendy cafes and restaurants to eye the passing talent and to swap stories about their wilder sexual encounters.

I mean how do you fight them? So, it occurred to me only when my teacher wrote that little, probably for her linxa offhand comment, on my essay on Cyrano de Bergerac.