First published in , Eat Me became an instant international bestseller—and caused a scandal in the is a photographer, Chantal edits a fashion. Praise. “Eat Me is the sexiest thing to come out of Australia since Mel Gibson. And it’s funnier, too.” –Glamour “[Jaivin’s] light touch prompts even. Making fun of both cliches about single women and conventions for erotica, Eat Me follows their love lives and the stories they tell one another about them.

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Helen’s surreal fantasy about finding Rambo washed up on Manly beach, her analytical letter describing a rough quickie with a truckie right under the Big Merino at Goulburn, and her affair with a student; excerpts from Philippa’s novel with the title Eat Meincluding an opening chapter describing debauchery in a supermarket; Julia’s affairs with young men and her “one-morning stand” with a Beijing snake-charmer during a trip to China; and Chantal’s story about hiring an agency escort and memories of a relationship with a poet a decade ago.

OK, I admit I was forewarned that this book was definitely on the edge and erotica played heavy, but nothing could prepare me for Eat Me. No Sleep till Doomsday. Stay in Touch Sign up. Would recommend to all my friends that loved The Bridge Stripped Bare.

The Monkey and the Dragon. Structurally the stories don’t stick together as well as they should.

Jun 01, Angela Gatti rated it it was amazing. Jaivni, a photographer, adores younger men–even if they do exhibit a frustrating refusal to commit. Facebook facebook Twitter twitter Email mail. Jan 08, Katie M.


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And Philippa, a self-defined lesbian and voyeur, claims she keeps herself sexually satisfied by committing her erotic fantasies to paper. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Share Eat Me via: Drums of Autumn Starz Tie-in Edition. Deliciously naughty and from a woman’s point of view.

But it’s not enough to distinguish itself from any other erotica in the end, and not enough to disguise maivin this is the kind of book that will drop lines like “She looked every bit the fashion editor she was”.

My best friend, Elizabeth, gave me this awesome book for Christmas while in college. Fairly naughty stories from the Outback. If the pages are stuck together, it’s only because I had a cold. Highly amusing, sections of the story are completely over the top, and there is certainly nothing held back.

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Jun 28, camilla rated it really liked it Shelves: Professionally, their lives could not be more different, but whenever they get together, there are always plenty of intimate revelations to dish up and devour.

Julia is a spunky photographer with a penchant for Peking duck and younger men; Chantal is a fashion magazine editor whose sexual preferences give new meaning uaivin the words “mixing and matching”; Helen is a feminist scholar whose outward ea belies her inner naughtiness; and Phillipa is a somewhat secretive writer who appears to be taking rather close notes on her friends’ raunchy tales.

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At least not in the traditional sense. To view it, click here. Refresh and try again. It is in fact a work of extreme raunchy wit by a clever satirist who knows to aim for the eta to make things that more interesting.


Voyager 25th Anniversary Edition. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Additionally, there was this whole convoluted plot line towards the end, a book inside a book, that was just unnecessary.

I have to say, though Every once and awhile, after reading something or several things really thoughtful or heavy, or that I just feel take a lot of reading energy, I like to pick up some fluff that I know I can blow through in a day or two. Dec 02, Alex West rated it liked it Shelves: Oct 16, Jo rated it it was ok Shelves: Nov 09, Jennifer rated it it was amazing.

Aug 09, Miss Featherhead rated it liked it. I mee also confused as to why all the characters were okay with giving an, ahem, blow-by-blow account linsa their sexual fantasies. She has firm control over her material and m talent for slicing through the pretension with the precision of a sushi knife.

There were a few brief attempts to introduce a plot and character development but eeat was so poorly done and veiled that I was surprised the writer bothered with adding it all. She studied, lived and worked for nine years in Taiwan, Hong Kong and China, before moving to Australia in