All the Dirty Parts by Daniel Handler

By Daniel Handler

From bestselling, award-winning writer Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket), a gutsy, intriguing novel that appears truthfully on the erotic impulses of an all-too-typical younger man.

Cole is a boy in highschool. He runs pass nation, he sketches, he jokes round with pals. yet none of this fairly issues subsequent to the attract of intercourse. "Let me placed it this way," he says. "Draw a host line, with 0 is you by no means take into consideration intercourse and ten is, it is all you consider, and when you are drawing the road, i'm puzzling over sex."

Cole fantasizes approximately whomever he is . He consumes and stocks pornography. And he sleeps with loads of ladies, that's commencing to earn him a not-quite-savory acceptance round institution. This leaves him adrift with in simple terms his ally for corporation, after which anything startling begins to occur among them that would be what he is been in any case this time-and then he meets Grisaille.

All The soiled elements is an unblinking tackle teenage hope in a tradition of unrelenting explicitness and shunted verbal exchange, the place intercourse sounds like love, yet nobody is familiar with what love sounds like. With brief chapters within the sort of Jenny Offill or Mary Robison, Daniel Handler provides us a young, brutal, humorous, intoxicating portrait of an age whilst the lens of intercourse tilts the area. "There are love tales galore," Cole tells us, "This isn't really that. the tale i am typing is the entire soiled parts."

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