Pulitzer recipient Butler's lyrical novel in which a 35-year-old man recounts a succession of erotic affairs was a four-week PW bestseller.
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Butler has already published six novels to subdued response, but his first collection of stories, A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain ( LJ 5/1/92), won the Pultizer Prize. This new novel details the rich, erotic life of Ira Holloway, an ordinary 40-year-old guy.
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I couldn't get into this book. The man is obsessed by women and seems to think about nothing else. Then he does not love his woman and plays the suffering martyr. Read morePublished on Oct. 14 2002 by Judy Edwards
Butler sneaks a deep peak into all the women he loved. When he makes love to every one of them, he mysteriously could sense their inner feelings. Read morePublished on May 20 2002 by Keesak
Beautiful language; slightly erotic. Interesting perspective on women from a male point of view. About two-thirds of the way through it becomes a bit boring, but continue... Read morePublished on Dec 17 1999
Worth the read just for the prose. Butler is the current king of erotic literature, with an ability to write it out so that you feel every single nuance of his desires.Published on Aug. 27 1999
I could not put this book down for a minute and I could not beleive that a male author could write so eloqently, sexually and emotionally, about his love for women. Read morePublished on June 3 1999
I have loaned this book to many female friends. I am amazed at the number who return it unread. They have no clue to the sumptuous secrets that are revealed.Published on April 25 1999