House of Holes

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UPC:
9781439189511
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
2011-08-09
Release Date:
2011-08-09
Author:
Nicholson Baker
Language:
english
Edition:
First Edition

Shandee finds a friendly arm at a granite quarry. Ned drops down a hole in a golf course. Luna meets a man made of light bulbs at a tanning parlor. So begins Nicholson Bakers fuse-blowing, sex-positive escapade, House of Holes. Baker, the bestselling author of The Mezzanine, Vox, and The Fermata, who writes like no one else in America (Newsweek), returns to erotic territory with a gleefully over-the-top novel set in a pleasure resort, where normal rules dont apply. Visitors, pulled in via their drinking straws or the dryers in laundromats, can undergo crotchal transfers . . . make love to trees . . . visit the Groanrooms and the twelve-screen Porndecahedron . . . or pussy-surf the White Lake. Its very expensive, of course, but there are work-study programs. In charge of day-to-day operations is Lila, a former hospital administrator whose breast milk has unusual regenerative properties.

Brimful of good-nature, wit, and surreal sexual vocabulary, House of Holes is a modern-day Hieronymous Boschian bacchanal that is sure to surprise, amuse, and arouse.