Nicholson Baker's House of Holes: A Book of Raunch PDF

By Nicholson Baker

ISBN-10: 143918951X

ISBN-13: 9781439189511

Shandee reveals a pleasant arm at a granite quarry. Ned drops down a gap in a golfing direction. Luna meets a guy made up of mild bulbs at a tanning parlor. So starts Nicholson Baker’s fuse-blowing, sex-positive escapade, apartment of Holes.  Baker, the bestselling writer of The Mezzanine, Vox, and The Fermata, who “writes like nobody else in the US” (Newsweek), returns to erotic territory with a gleefully over-the-top novel set in a excitement hotel, the place common ideas don’t follow. viewers, pulled in through their ingesting straws or the dryers in laundromats, can suffer crotchal transfers . . . make like to timber . . . stopover at the Groanrooms and the twelve-screen Porndecahedron . . . or pussy-surf the White Lake. It’s very pricey, in fact, yet there are work-study courses. in command of day by day operations is Lila, a former health facility administrator whose breast milk has strange regenerative properties.Brimful of good-nature, wit, and surreal sexual vocabulary, apartment of Holes is a modern day Hieronymous Boschian bacchanal that's bound to shock, amuse, and arouse.

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I’m earning money to go to the House of Holes,” said Pendle. “It’s this incredible special place where sexual things happen and you get to see women naked. But it costs a lot, lot, lot of money. ” Loxie was puzzled. ” she said. ’ ” Pendle was scandalized. “No, that would be rude. Plus it wouldn’t work. ” Loxie shook her head. ” Then she said, “Do women go to the House of Holes, not to work there as naked ladies but just to go? ” “Sure they do,” said Pendle. “It’s for everybody. Everybody when they’re in that late-night New York state of mind.

Sure, I guess,” Shandee said. But she was in shock. She hadn’t seen that many penises in her life, and she had never seen one shaped like that. It was extreme, and it was extremely exciting. Also there was something distracting happening low down on her leg. She looked toward the floor. Dave’s arm was gripping her ankle and squeezing it fussily. “Oh, I’m sorry, Davie,” she said, “did you crawl all the way over here from my bag? Oh, my dear. Isn’t that sweet. ” She gave the sponge mittens back to Zilka and lifted Dave’s arm.

I’m earning money to go to the House of Holes,” said Pendle. “It’s this incredible special place where sexual things happen and you get to see women naked. But it costs a lot, lot, lot of money. ” Loxie was puzzled. ” she said. ’ ” Pendle was scandalized. “No, that would be rude. Plus it wouldn’t work. ” Loxie shook her head. ” Then she said, “Do women go to the House of Holes, not to work there as naked ladies but just to go? ” “Sure they do,” said Pendle. “It’s for everybody. Everybody when they’re in that late-night New York state of mind.

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