Often shocking but never gratuitous, Monsieur is, paradoxically, a coming-of-age story—her seduction of the married man and its devastating aftermath leaving Ellie older and wiser than she once was after their four-month affair comes to its unpredictable conclusion. At once a novel-confession and a description of the descent from passion to cruel fantasy, this is the disenchantment of a contemporary Lolita.
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Now 20, a literature student living at home, Ellie pursues 46-year-old Monsieur before actually meeting him because her uncle has mentioned in passing his medical colleague’s interest in erotic literature.Sep 02 2012 | Read Full Review of Monsieur: An Erotic Novel
A sexting young woman for the Facebook age tells her salacious side of the story in Beckerâs exquisite and explicit debutâa semiautobiographical exploration of sexual desire, erotic compulsion, and aSep 10 2012 | Read Full Review of Monsieur: An Erotic Novel
They might be an unlikely couple – at least outside the realms of erotic fiction they are – but as she puts it, she wants him to show me what a man was like, a real man, a man who could fill my body and my mind.Oct 07 2012 | Read Full Review of Monsieur: An Erotic Novel
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