- ISBN: 9781611458442 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2012.
"Though some of Becker's sexual details may shock readers...poignant openness gives the novel depth."-Publishers Weekly Lolita in reverse: a young girl consumed with passion for an aging man."Bewitching cruelty" -Tatiana de Rosnay, author of Sarah's Key, SundayWhat sort of woman has a taste for middle-aged, married men? Ellie, twenty years old and living in Paris, leads a light and carefree life until she meets "Mister"-a married surgeon approaching middle age. Beginning with their frenzied affair in a hotel room in the fifteenth arrondissement, Monsieur details the clandestine Tuesday morning hotel meetings and fleeting phone calls spanning several months of sexual adventure. Generous with her body and never lacking erotic imagination (or partners-men and women), Ellie illuminates her deviations in a lucid, ferocious, and passionate tale. Often shocking but never gratuitous, Monsieur is, paradoxically, a coming-of-age story-her seduction of the...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Arcade Publishing, 2012. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 454 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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