Aureole by Carole Maso

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Presents a series of "deliriums," mysterious, radiant, spacious, wayward, and constantly changing, and a grand cast of characters involved in most unusual relationships in this strikingly original, frankly erotic collection of short pieces.

About Carole Maso

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Carole Maso teaches at Brown University.
Published October 1, 1996 by Ecco Pr. 214 pages
Genres: Erotica, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The exotic settings (usually French), the epicurean obsession with food (usually oysters), and the kinky sex (usually on a beach) are pornographic clichÇs along the lines of stiletto heels or fishnet stockings, and little is added to them by Maso's rambling meditative digressions (``You're in lov...

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Showing affinities with Jeanette Winterson, whose last novel (Art and Lies) was also her most experimental, Maso's fifth book (after The American Woman in the Chinese Hat) is a lesbian, erotic fantasia so drunk with language games, impressionistic imagery and self-referential play as to be almost...

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