Unmastered A Book on Desire Most Difficult to Tell


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Unmasteredinvites us to think afresh about desire. As Katherine Angel reflects on the history of her own feelings, on her encounters and beliefs, she touches on on experiences of desire and pleasure, as well as grief and pain, probing the porousness between masculine and feminine, thought and sensation, self and culture, power and pliancy.
The result is a book letting light into places that are often dark and constrained - a searching, erotic work that shows how we are shaped by sexuality, and by the stories we tell.

'I am completely, utterly, overwhelmingly in love with Unmastered. . . Beautiful, ferocious, acute, exceptional.' Olivia Laing, author of To the River
'Unmastered is written with an honesty so defiantly pure it amounts to an act of cultural resistance.' Adam Foulds, author of The Quickening Maze
'Political and poetical. . .In a series of statements, comments, stories and scenes from life and literature, she explores sensual life.'Iain Finlayson, The Times


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  • : 9780718194772
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : 0.27
  • : June 2014
  • : 2.1 Centimeters X 13 Centimeters X 20.2 Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 368
  • : 152.4
  • : English
  • : 1
  • : Paperback