The Professor of Desire
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Farrar, Straus & Giroux|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
Philip Roth's The Professor of Desire is the story of an adventurous man of intelligence and feeling trying to make his way to both pleasure and dignity through a world of sensual possibilities. Temptation comes to him in both ordinary and spectacular forms, and the novel charts the history of his desire from the early years, when he accedes to it totally, to the time when he attempts to domesticate his passions (and his wife's) and finally to that most surprising...