By Stephen Vizinczey
"A excitement. Vizinczey writes of ladies fantastically, with sympathy, tact and enjoyment, and he writes approximately intercourse with extra lucidity and style than such a lot writers ever acquire."—Larry McMurtry, Houston Post
"Like James Joyce, who used to be as faraway from being a author of erotica as Dostoevsky, Vizinczey has a fresh message to bring: existence isn't approximately intercourse, intercourse is set life."—John Podhoretz, Washington Times
"The gracefully written tale of a tender guy turning out to be up between older ladies . . . even if a few passages may perhaps arouse the reader, this novel brims with what the courts have termed "redeeming literary merit."—Clarence Petersen, Chicago Tribune
"A humorous novel approximately intercourse, or relatively (which is rarer) a unique that is humorous in addition to touching approximately intercourse . . . based, special and melodious—has variety, presence and individuality."—Isabel Quigly, Sunday Telegraph
"The scrumptious adventures of a tender Casanova who appreciates adulthood whereas buying it himself. In flip naive, subtle, boastful, disarming, the narrator woos his girls and his story wins the reader."—Polly Devlin, Vogue
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I watched her with a mix of disbelief, worry and longing. bare, her buttocks have been better than that they had appeared lower than the costume, yet they just gave a thrilling, company heart to her tall, slender physique. As she grew to become from the washbasin, the mix of her lengthy blond hair and the fast blond tuft among her thighs introduced again the painful cramps of my boyhood. yet she walked towards me, within the excellent strangeness of her bare physique, as casually and intentionally as though we would been married for ten years. She caught out the end of her tongue -- then walked correct previous me to take off the bedspread, which she folded 3 times and deposited at the chair. Terrified that she might spend the complete evening puttering approximately like this, I grabbed her by means of her cool buttocks. "They're too big," she commented soberly. I squeezed them with the violence of my frustration and it should have harm, for she bled me in flip, sinking her tooth into my tongue. in simple terms the truth that i would been with out a lady for over months enabled me to get in the course of the subsequent zone of an hour. Paola behaved extra like a thoughtful hostess than a lover: she raised and twisted her physique so attentively that I felt like a visitor for whom rather a lot is completed that he can not help realizing that he is anticipated to depart quickly. i did not suppose at domestic in her, and could not come for a very long time. on the finish, I ran my palms over her physique, nonetheless now not relatively believing that there may be such excellent shape with out content material. "Did you get pleasure from it? " she requested. As all else had failed, i attempted to melt her with phrases. "It used to be incredible. " "Oh, i am happy, completely satisfied, completely satisfied. " "I love you. " "Don't speak like that," Paola protested, her gladness long past. She pulled the blanket as much as her neck, fighting me from soaring over her physique. "You make me think I should still let you know a similar factor. and that i cannot say i admire you. It would not be actual. " "Let's lie then! " "Maybe you could lie, yet i will not. " whereas considering out a few well mannered method of leaving, I reached down among her legs and started twiddling with her, nearly robotically -- basically to find that she loved this larger than our lovemaking. "Aren't we having a great time with out making issues up? " she requested conveniently. was once she a type of girls who may perhaps in basic terms are available a roundabout approach? by no means one to go away good adequate by myself, I expectantly pulled off the blanket and grew to become myself round to arrive the resource of her secret. yet she driven my head away and shoved me violently within the chest, virtually rolling me away from bed. "Don't do this. it is unclean to do a specific thing like that. " "What do you suggest, unclean? have not you ever performed it the French method? " I requested the query out of idle interest instead of own curiosity, whereas taking a look round for my outfits at the grey broadloom. It was once getting darkish. "I'm now not a pervert -- i love it the conventional means. " "What's the conventional approach? " "Well, if you find yourself above me. " I acquired up and started to decorate. "Your hassle is not that you are frigid, it really is simply that you are shy and unimaginative. " "Why are you getting dressed?