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Adèle / Leila Slimani ; translated from the French by Sam Taylor.

Slimani, Leïla, 1981- (author.). Taylor, Sam, 1970- (translator.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Bowen Island Public Library.

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Bowen Island Public Library F SLI (Text) 30947000550190 New Books Volume hold Checked out 03/21/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780143132189 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 216 pages, 9 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes readers guide.
Originally published in French as Dans le jardin de l'ogre: Paris : Gallimard, 2014.
Summary, etc.:
Adèle appears to have the perfect life: She is a successful journalist in Paris who lives in a beautiful apartment with her surgeon husband and their young son. But underneath the surface, she is bored--and consumed by an insatiable need for sex. Driven less by pleasure than compulsion, Adèle organizes her day around her extramarital affairs, arriving late to work and lying to her husband about where she's been, until she becomes ensnared in a trap of her own making.
Original Version Note:
Translation of: Dans le jardin de l'ogre.
Subject: Man-woman relationships > France > Fiction.
Sex addiction > Fiction.
Marriage > Fiction.
Paris (France) > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.

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