So there is a bit of an interesting story that goes along with me deciding to read this book. I first spotted its not-so-subtle cover on the desk of my coworker. Results 1 – 26 of 26 Discover Book Depository’s huge selection of Alissa-Nutting books online. Free delivery Alissa Nutting. Filter your La lezione · Alissa. E-bok, Laddas ned direkt. Köp Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls av Alissa Nutting på La lezione. Alissa Nutting. Köp.

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Nugting no stranger to blunt inquiry or examination of proclivities but Tampa, unfortunately, suffers from the worst crime fiction like this can commit by making what could be titillating dull.

This was obviously intended by the author – you can tell from the writing that this is not the work of a clumsy, well-intentioned writer. To ask other readers questions about Tampaplease sign up. On top of that female sex offenders receive hugely different sentences, when they get sent down. She admitted that it angers her when people want to know “why” women would do things like this – as if us trying to understand why is letting them off the hook.

This is all there is to her character. Also, biologically, these are the things we’re wired to want. Sure, the guy was a scumbag, but that doesn’t mean her entire life was ruined just because we think it should mean that. And I was grossed out but there was more to it then that Update – I found this book so offensive, not in subject matter but in how poorly it was written, that I couldn’t stop nuttng about it.

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butting I guess that could be true, but I wouldn’t know thank god. Log in with Facebook. In Tampa, Celeste seeks out the innocent. What makes each tale so moving is not only the deeply personal lezuone from celebrated writers, but also the compassion and healing behind the story: It’s cluttering your mind with perversions for absolutely no reason at all. Is anyone else having a hard time reading Tampa? If this had been written by a male author there would be a public lynching at best or more likely calls for child pornography charges, but because it is a woman, it is edgy, and provocative.


Instead we had the first hundred pages of our protagonist, Celeste, lrzione herself at any given opportunity at one point I wonder I really wanted to enjoy this book. I think that would have added a whole other element to the story tho, and maybe Nutting was trying to avoid that, I donno, but ultimately the lack of depth and emotion caused the whole book to be just blah in my opinion.

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Put this book down. Within weeks of her first term at a new school, Celeste has lured the charmingly modest Jack Patrick into her web – car rides after dark, rendezvous at Jack’s house while his single father works the late shift, and body-slamming encounters in Celeste’s empty classroom between periods. We want them to be locked away and caged like the animals we believe them to be.


Come se non bastassero i pedofili uomini, per non discriminare parliamo pure delle pedofile donne. Tea, Cats, and Books rated it 3 years ago http: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie remembers a childhood friend—who later died as a soldier in Nigeria—with a pot of fragrant jollof rice. The fact that a twenty-six year old is like, panting over these nuttong boys. Tampa demolition companies 1 2 Aug 15, Also, I’m glad Grandma Foster can’t read my reviews.

Had Nutting had a way with words, and been able to convey the creepiness a lil more eloquently all would have been forgiven.

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Lo siento pero no. Ok, so I tried to give Nutting the benefit of the doubt. Female child sex offenders may be more likely to assault female children, but this issue of young, bored, female teachers, in positions of power, specifically choosing jobs where they can exercise their predatory nature and seek out new victims, happens ALL the time.

Boring, to me, is the kiss of death. The first idea was lightly touched on here: A space cargo deliverywoman enlists the help of her cybersex partner to release her mother from cryogenic prison.


You can examine a contentious issue, with or without uncomfortable prose, without it being something you feel affiliated with. For over a decade, Hazel put up with being veritably quarantined by Byron in the family compound, her every movement and vital sign tracked.

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Celeste is supposedly also a sociopath, but this is not explored very deeply, and instead barely displays any attributes of one outside of drugging her husband a cop- yeah this is believablehow she treats the father of the first boy she seduces, and showing no regret for her actions with her student conquests, one the first year of teaching, one in the second year, who she has sex with at the home of the first student read the book if you care how this is possible- trust me it is not worth it Based on the way the teacher and student hook up so often everyone around them has to be blind or drunk not to catch on to what is going on.

Desperate for affection and a more lavish lifestyle, a young woman falls under the corrosive spell of the fashion model for whom shes given up everything to assist. I just found it tittilaty fluff.

Was this supposed to be satire? As for the sex scenes isn’t that what y’all really want to know aboutthey could be good, but sometimes silly; the word “hanky-panky” was seriously used. Miraculously saved but hideously scarred, soon tormented at school and at work, Matty becomes a wanderer, a seeker after some unknown redemption. Like, mid-first chapter quickly.

Like, come on Allison! Plenty of men had a similar experience and think nothing of it, they’re married with kids now. She lacks even basic regard for the humanity of not only her victims, but the people around her.