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House of holes a book of raunch by Nicholson Baker

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementNicholson Baker
LC ClassificationsPS3552.A4325 H68 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination262 p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25030463M
ISBN 10143918951X, 1439189536
ISBN 109781439189511, 9781439189535
LC Control Number2010047433

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  The House of Holes is a sexy, disturbing, funny book: It may also challenge the usual reader of literary novels with its sheer dazzling excess of imagination." KATIE ROIPHE Boston Globe [EXCELLENT] "Nicholson Baker's new novel, House of Holes, is brilliant, absurd, puerile, depraved, and completely enthralling.   There are many ways into the House of Holes, and they are all holes. Such is the logic that guides Nicholson Baker’s hilarious and extremely dirty “book of raunch,” “House of Holes,” and.   With a vocabulary like that, “House of Holes” comes with built-in hyperbole. It all but demands to be called the dirtiest book ever to emanate from an author who already has “Vox” and. Holes is a young adult novel written by Louis Sachar and first published by Farrar, Straus and book centers on an unlucky teenage boy named Stanley Yelnats, who is sent to Camp Green Lake, a juvenile corrections facility in a desert in Texas, after being falsely accused of : Louis Sachar.

Nicholson Baker is the author of nine novels and four works of nonfiction, including Double Fold, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award, and House of Holes, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, and The New York Review of lives in Maine with his ed on: Febru   Several other Shandee-like men and women atomise through rabbit-holes of one kind or another in the ordinary world (an earlobe piercing, a golf hole) and find themselves at the House of Holes. What other book might you compare House of Holes to and why? Ann Rice's Beauty trilogy, another example of literate porn. Both authors know how to write standard English, and know how to write raunch without sexist or approaches taking me out of the mood. Also, listen to Susie Bright's interview with Nicholson Baker in her In Bed series for a. Holes Louis Sachar. 2 PART ONE YOU ARE ENTERING CAMP GREEN LAKE 1 There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. There once was a very large lake here, the largest lake in Texas. That was over a hundred years ago. Now it is just a dry, flat wasteland. There used to be a town of Green Lake as well. The town shriveled and dried upFile Size: KB.

A house with holes A house with holes is about a marriage, a house remodeling,and other things. It is hard work to remodel a house. A lot of stress that could affect a marriage. I /5. So begins Nicholson Baker’s fuse-blowing, sex-positive escapade, House of Holes. Baker, the bestselling author of The Mezzanine, Vox, and The Fermata, who “writes like no one else in America” (Newsweek), returns to erotic territory with a gleefully over-the-top novel set in . The titular House of Holes is a fantasy sex resort in which people can engage in absurd sexual practices, such as groin transference and sex with trees. Akin to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, people enter the House of Holes through such techniques as tumbling through a clothes dryer or Alma mater: Haverford College. House of Holes NPR coverage of House of Holes: A Book of Raunch by Nicholson Baker. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.