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Publisher Description

An intimately charged novel of desire and disaster from the author of Trust Exercise and A Person of Interest

Regina Gottlieb had been warned about Professor Nicholas Brodeur long before arriving as a graduate student at his prestigious university high on a pastoral hill.  He’s said to lie in the dark in his office while undergraduate women read couplets to him. He’s condemned on the walls of the women’s restroom, and enjoys films by Roman Polanski. But no one has warned Regina about his exceptional physical beauty—or his charismatic, volatile wife.

My Education is the story of Regina’s mistakes, which only begin in the bedroom, and end—if they do—fifteen years in the future and thousands of miles away. By turns erotic and completely catastrophic, Regina’s misadventures demonstrate what can happen when the chasm between desire and duty is too wide to bridge.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2013
July 3
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
304
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
1.1
MB

Customer Reviews

jscann ,

Very disappointing

After two very good novels, this novel is a disappointment. The structure is sound, but the novel is filled with so many ridiculous episodes (Dutra's interest in Eastern medicine?) and unbelievable details (a 20-something woman who doesn't know what stretch marks are?) that it makes for painful reading.

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