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Cape May

作者 Chip Cheek
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 Cape May:,"Insidethismesmerizingtaleofsexualdesireanddiscovery,naivenewlywedsHenryandEffiearehoneymooninginCapeMay,N.J.,in1957,tentativelynavigatingintimacy.T

內容簡介

內容簡介 "Inside this mesmerizing tale of sexual desire and discovery, naive newlyweds Henry and Effie are honeymooning in Cape May, N.J., in 1957, tentatively navigating intimacy. Then they meet Clara and Max, hard-partying lovers who dazzle the innocent pair until they've lost more than their virginity. Cheek's sensual first novel leaves you wanting more." - PEOPLE Henry and Effie's honeymoon is meant to be their introduction to the pleasures of the body, but in the company of Clara and her promiscuous cohort they lose all track of boundaries. A dozy, luxurious sense of enchantment comes over the story, until the rude awakening at its finale.... Cape May does something better than critique or satirize: It seduces. - The Wall Street Journal Cape May is a raw, provocative portrayal of a young 1950s couple on the cusp of a sexual awakening, and the temptations that upturn their honeymoon and reshape their marriage. In this erotic and intimate debut novel, a na ve southern couple is exposed to a group of raucous, debauched urbanites. Arriving for their honeymoon in Cape May, New Jersey, during the off season, Henry and Effie are startled to find the beach town deserted. The abandoned homes and desolate beaches make them shy of each other, and, isolated in their new marriage, they decide to cut their trip short. But before they leave, they encounter their glamorous, sensual neighbors and become swept up by their drama. Clara, a beautiful socialite who feels her youth slipping away; Max, a wealthy playboy and Clara's lover; and Alma, Max's aloof, mysterious, and evocative half-sister, to whom Henry is irresistibly drawn. Slowly, agonizingly, these deeply-flawed, profoundly human characters pull Henry and Effie out of themselves and expose them to a side of desire they never expected. While they discover new truths in each other and in their marriage, the empty beach town becomes their playground. And as they sneak into the vacant summer homes, go sailing, walk naked under the stars, make love, and drink an enormous amount of gin, Henry and Effie slip from innocence into betrayal, with irrevocable consequences. Seductive and moving, this is a novel about marriage, love, raw sexuality, and the ways in which desire and betrayal can reverberate endlessly throughout our lives.

作者介紹

作者介紹 Chip Cheek's stories have appeared in The Southern Review, Harvard Review, Washington Square, and other journals and anthologies. He has been awarded scholarships to the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, the Tin House Summer Writers' Workshop, and the Vermont Studio Center, as well as an Emerging Artist Award from the St. Botolph Club Foundation. Cape May is his debut novel. He lives in El Segundo, California, with his wife and baby daughter.

商品規格

書名 / Cape May
作者 / Chip Cheek
簡介 / Cape May:,"Insidethismesmerizingtaleofsexualdesireanddiscovery,naivenewlywedsHenryandEffiearehoneymooninginCapeMay,N.J.,in1957,tentativelynavigatingintimacy.T
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9781250297464
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9781250297464
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 20.8X13.7X1.8CM
重量(g) / 181.4
語言 / 3:英文
尺寸 / 20.8X13.7X1.8CM
裝訂 / P:平裝
頁數 / 256
級別 / N:無